snail mail spam

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Mon Apr 8 19:50:21 UTC 2002

On Tue, 2 Apr 2002, Lynne Murphy wrote:

#...formerly known as 'junk mail'.  This was part of a message (from a UK
#computer programmer) on the uk-scrabble list today.  Is it a one-off?
#quoted bit:
#While checking my account details I noticed that Yahoo! believe that I
#live in Seattle.  Perhaps I ought to have let them send me snail mail

I've said similar things lately, though I can't recall my exact wording;
maybe "paper spam".

-- Mark A. Mandel
   Linguist at Large

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