extract email adresses from some file (or any other pattern)

grep -Eio '([[:alnum:]_.]+@[[:alnum:]_]+?\.[[:alpha:].]{2,6})' file.html
find all email addresses in a file, printing each match. Addresses do not have to be alone on a line etc. For example you can grab them from HTML-formatted emails or CSV files, etc. Use a combination of ...|sort|uniq$ to filter them.
Sample Output
foo@bar.com
banana@coconutz.eu

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By: wires
2009-06-16 20:19:47

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