laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Aug 29 01:22:04 UTC 2004
Mark Mandel writes:
>Usually it takes me considerably less than a second to recognize a Nigerian
>scam spam letter and delete it, assuming I have not already deleted it from
>the subject line index. But a word in the first paragraph of this one caught
>my attention and I thought it was worth sharing with the rest of you word
Well, epigrammatic in that the illness was brief (if not downright pithy)?
>DONATION FOR THE CHILDREN OF GOD!!
>From: Mrs. Mariam Alfred Williams
>Dearest in the Lord.
>PLEASE ENDEAVOUR TO USE IT FOR THE CHILDREN OF GOD.
>I am the above named person from Ghana. I am married to Dr Alfred
>Williams who worked with Ghanaian embassy in South Africa for nine
>years before he died in the year 2002.We were married for eleven years
>without a child. He died after an epigrammatic illness that lasted for
>only four days. Before his death we were both Christians. [...]
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