if your email is email@example.com, it is the same as:
you get the idea. the dots can be anywhere it will still go to your email.
also you can add words at the end after a plus sign and it will also go to your email
you can use this a way to filter suspected spammy sites. like by signing up to websites with firstname.lastname@example.org
themes were introduced.
Gmail search shortcuts
today i woke up and realised i had nearly 200 unread gmails scattered through my inbox. i gave up and found this: l:^u. this delicious little morsel will retrieve all your unread gmail. l:^i l:^u will get you unread mail in your inbox alone.
label:labelname / l:labelname