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Do UCE? - shadows of echoes of memories of songs
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Do UCE?
They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover...

I've been giving away lots of old paperbacks on the local giveaway newsgroup, among them several Ian Fleming novels; so when I got an email entitled "For your eyes only" I was delighted that somebody had actually used an informative subject line rather than the usual "book" ... there then followed a moment of puzzlement as I realised that I wasn't giving away a copy of "For Your Eyes Only". In the end I couldn't be bothered to fight my way through the HTML to work out what the spamsters were offering me, but you can bet it wasn't books.

On the other side of the coin, though, email from the obviously-made-up name "Rex Agacy" with the obviously-spam subject line "Wranglers" turned out to be not the expected offer of cheap knock-off designer jeans but a perfectly legitimate (if unusual) request for a list of Cambridge University's top three Mathematical Wranglers.
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rysmiel From: rysmiel Date: November 11th, 2005 04:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
I liked lilairen's comment that "DELIVERED STRAIGHT TO UR DOORSTEP" had something to do with primordial doorsteps, which strike me as things I'd sooner not antagonise.

Also, I remember meaning to point you at this when first I read it but I cannot for the life of me recall why now.
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