December 11, 2003

From the surreal spam files

I guess this spammer is just counting on people's natural curiosity when faced with something completely inexplicable. The subject of the spam is typical: "Penis Stretching". What was unusual about it was that it landed in my inbox instead of my spam folder. So, when I opened it so I could report it to Yahoo, this was what it read:

I'm so sorry! :)

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I'm just waiting for TV commercials to reach this level of obscurity. I mean, sure, it's fun to watch ten seconds of someone sniffing a flower or whatever and play the "car commercial or not?" game, but I think Madison Avenue could take it to the next level.

Posted by Francis at 10:33 AM