[CentOS] OT Spammer Mark Kabore on this list

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 5 09:16:11 UTC 2008


On Friday 05 September 2008 09:45:32 Sorin at Gmail wrote:
> Lanny Marcus <> scribbled on Friday, September 05, 2008 12:18 AM:
> >> You have been approved for payment the sum of ?1,000,000:00 (One
> >> Million Great British Pounds)
> >
> > Like everyone else on the list, we could use the $....
>
> "Great British Pound"? I didn't know UK stopped using Pounds Sterling...
> ;-)

They haven't, but GBP was the recognised way of defining it in telex days :-).  
Those machines didn't have a '£' sign.

Anne
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