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another nigerian spam

From: [email protected] Subject: Invitation to act as Next-of-Kin Date: 1 October 2000 09:15:28 BDT To: undisclosed-recipients:; Reply-To: [email protected] From the Desk: Barrister. Thomas Cole. Thomas Cole & partners. 25 Wilson Road Olodi Apapa Lagos- Nigeria. Private / Highly Confidential Subject Matter: Invitation to act as Next-of-Kin Good day to you, I presume this letter will […]

Abercrombie & London

The billboard on this wall hiding construction of Abercrombie’s London store was designed to attract attention, the retailer said. ooh ooh! I’m all excited about the new London store – although I have a feeling it will be a little pricey – what with The Gap being about £1 = $1 then A&F will be […]


So eBay take out a full pae advert in Metro today saying they are having a Christmas Treasure Hunt. The code word for today is ‘REINDEER’ and that you should use your ingenuity to try to win a designer watch every two hours! So doing a quick search for reindeer (as you do) I came […]

Black Friday

The most provocative gimmick, titled “A little naughty can do a little nice,” comes from youth apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. Early morning shoppers will get a chance to pose for photographs with sexy male and female greeters at all of the retailer’s 364 stores nationwide for a $1 fee. More…

one born every minute

In amongst my spam mails today I got another of the Lagos Bank Scams. I always wonder how people fall for such gambits. Standard Trust Bank of Nigeria, Lagos-Nigeria. STRICTLY A PRIVATE BUSINESS PROPOSAL I am Alhaji Ahmed Dasuki, The manager, Bills and Exchange at the Foreign Remittance Department of the Standard Trust Bank of […]

Sydney Mardi Gras 2004

united grrrr san fran airport grrrr red carpet lounge reasonable stupid us customs and immigration even though i was only in transit grrrr okay so I arrived late and have vowed never to fly united ever again. seriously it’s no wonder they are in chapter 11 bancruptcy protection. i had of course forgotten to send […]

new corporate logo

It’s nice to know that AOL Time Warner has got a sense of humour. They have just spent $250,000 on a new corporate logo that looks like it was knocked up using MS Word to make the text ‘Time Warner’ in the Times New Roman font and then made the background blue. Screen grabbed it […]

spamcop is the mutts nuts

I hardly get any spam nowadays – well worth the $30 a year subscription for filtering out my mail. I get a held mail report every day letting me check the filters aren’t stealing legitimate mail. One of todays held mails has me wondering though. From: “Alexandra Quinn” Subject: Brother inducing his young sister Are […]

Only in america

Kathleen Robertson of Austin, Texas, was awarded $780,000 by a jury of her peers after breaking her ankle tripping over a toddler who was running inside a furniture store. The owners of the store were understandably surprised at the verdict, considering the misbehaving little toddler was Ms. Robertson’s son. This is one of a selection […]

anf fetish

For all of you who think I am an abercrombie whore – I am not – I just stopped myself from purchasing the lovely top shown below. [only $29.50 as well]

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