Gratuitous hyphenation

Actual spams received here:

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The only reason to do things like this, of course, is to evade filters, but who has filters for stuff like that?

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5 comments

  1. fillyjonk »

    17 November 2015 · 7:10 am

    Are gratuitous hyphens the new “Grocer’s apostrophe”?

    (Gratuitous hyphen sounds like some kind of digestive-system disease.)

  2. McGehee »

    17 November 2015 · 8:17 am

    I saw Gratuitous Hyphen perform at the Holiday Inn Express in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

  3. McGehee »

    17 November 2015 · 8:19 am

    …they claimed to be a tribute band for Grätüitöus Ümläüt.

  4. backwoods conservative »

    17 November 2015 · 9:10 am

    I thought being commatose was bad.

  5. fillyjonk »

    19 November 2015 · 2:57 pm

    It just occurred to me: Maybe Emily Dickinson has been reincarnated as a spam-writer.

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