Friday, December 12, 2003
I've been keeping a list of the most bizarre or amusing fake names I'm getting spam from; today I noticed a trend away from the "Random Foreign Name" paradigmwhich looks as if they chose a first name from a phone book in, say, Antwerp, and a last name from one in Ulan-Batorto a new "Random Slightly Obscure English Word" one. Which is certainly amusing, but I'm a bit disappointed; what, you ran out of phone books and languages?
But anyway, here's what I've collected since December 4th:
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