G S C
gscole at ARK.SHIP.EDU
Sun May 16 00:05:16 UTC 1999
The following is a humor item, a joke column, by Bob Hirschfeld, about a
virus that will return any e-mail item that is either not grammatically
correct or has spelling errors.
Taking Liberties The Pluperfect Virus By Bob Hirschfeld Sunday, May
2, 1999; Page B05 (Washington Post):
Even though the item is a joke, the Wall Street Journal (13 May 1999,
p.B6) noted that Hirschfeld "was deluged by e-mails from companies
worldwide desperate for information about the virus. One staffer told
Mr. Hirschfeld he'd spent hours searching the Web for an
anti-Strunkenwhite virus software program."
Once again, the column is intended as a humor item.
George S. Cole gscole at ark.ship.edu
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