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Subject: Re: So I got this 411 spam this morning...
From: "Mark E. Mallett" <mem @ mv . mv . com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 03:11:38 -0400
To: Charlie Summers <charlie @ lofcom . com>
Cc: Bernie Cosell <bernie @ fantasyfarm . com>, list-managers @ greatcircle . com
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On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 04:43:02PM -0400, Charlie Summers wrote:
> At 2:31 PM -0400 5/1/03, Bernie Cosell is rumored to have typed:
> 
> > I'd meant to eask earlier, but held off.. but now it is compounded and
> > I'm really lost: whats a '411 spam'
> 
>    I should have typed, "419;" hey, it was early.

Funny-- I saw "411 spam" in the original note along with the
description, and interpreted it to be a euphemism for "phone book
spam" (a mailing with a phone-book sized recipient list attached).
Not that I've ever heard that as a term, but one sometimes tries to
come up with meanings in context :-)

mm


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