[rescue] spam

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Thu Sep 18 08:57:40 CDT 2003

Dan Sikorski <me at dansikorski.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-09-16 at 19:40, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> Sure. "ab-use at ca-bal org U-K". Probably less than three seconds. Don't
>> believe everything you read in the Jargon File or hear on the BBC about
>> UK speech ;)
> Is that Cabal, or Kabal? Potato or Potatoe? Night or nite? color or
> colour?

In the first three of those examples, only one of the two spellings is
correct. In the latter example, only one of the spellings would be correct,
given this is a UK domain. It's not *that* hard to use a dictionary.

Anyway, kabal.org.uk isn't registered, so mail would bounce with "no such
domain", which is a good heads-up that the sender got something wrong.

The traditional flaming Christmas pudding for example dates back to the 17th
century, when a form of stiff porridge was made containing plums, preserved
quinces, lemon peel, ox blood and grated pig livers. All bound together with
goose fat. No wonder they set fire to it.	-  Humphrey Lyttelton, ISIHAC

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