[Ads-l] The Nigerian Scam revisited

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Sun Oct 2 13:14:19 EDT 2016


It's because you're *English*, Michael.  I'm Scottish, so the Frog knows that I
wouldn't buy a used golf-course from him.

On the other hand, if you have money to spare, I have a nice gold-plated bridge
that I bought cheap at my local car boot sale that I could let you have at a
bargain.

Robin

(who doesn't rocker Romany)

> 
>     On 02 October 2016 at 18:00 Michael Quinion
> <michael.quinion at WORLDWIDEWORDS.ORG> wrote:
> 
> 
>     You all may feel you're getting weird spam, but /I'm/ getting junk mail
>     from Donald Trump, urging me to support his campaign. I'm British,
>     dammit. And it's impossible to stop the stuff coming. Aaaargh!
> 
>     --
>     Michael Quinion, World Wide Words
>     http://www.worldwidewords.org
> 
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