Ground mail

in Scotland, the fee paid for interment in a churchyard.

See also: ground

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The move to e-mail is just the next step in a progression that went from ground mail to air mail to overnight delivery to fax.
More traditional ground mail addresses are also available.