Monthly Archives: November 2011

Of Mice and Men and Monkeys and Shakespeare and the Internet and why some people should not have access to email.

When we were young, our teachers would often state that an infinite number of monkeys pounding an infinite number of typewriters would eventually produce Shakespearian works. Since the dawn of the internet and the advent of blogging the likelihood of … Continue reading

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Hello, is anybody out there?

We received the following email on Friday. Subject: HOW IS YOUR FAMILY PLEASE VIEW THE ATTACHED FILE AND GO THROUGH IT VERY URGENTLY From: From Mrs. Susan minister To: undisclosed recipients: Date Sent: 11/25/2011 8:56:25 AM Unfortunately, there was no attachment. Now, normally we … Continue reading

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Thank you for your interest.

From time to time we receive emails which are difficult to classify. The more mundane Nigerian scams are fairly transparent, but occasionally we receive one like the one below. Subject: MAIL ORDER From: Sales Date Sent: 11/21/2011 8:11:11 PM Sales, I will like … Continue reading

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