dwarfs vs dwarves

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Mon Apr 14 04:44:37 UTC 2008

Subject line of spam: "Make a giant of your dwarv." Since "dwarf" isn't, on
the face of it, a likely candidate for targetting by mail filters, I assume
this was a simple back-formation.  I didn't open the post, so don't know
what level of English proficiency may have been on display, here.

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