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1.
A long and complicated email trail with dozens of CC's discussing a situation almost none of the recipients cares about.
Did you get caught in the latest emaelstrom about the broken widgets?
by Jim Haungs June 01, 2005
 
2.
When some action you took resulted in a flurry of emails being sent to you - could be positive or negative.
After putting the boots to a girl at a company retreat, the following e-maelstrom resulted.
1. OMG, I can't believe you drilled Mary from accounting. ROFLMAO! Dave
2. WTF, ur such a d-bag, you haven't even spoken to her since. Elaine.
by AlanHarper February 23, 2009