[CentOS] OT Spammer Mark Kabore on this list

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 12:24:52 UTC 2008


>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of
>Anne Wilson
>Sent: Friday, September 05, 2008 11:16 AM
>To: CentOS mailing list
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] OT Spammer Mark Kabore on this list
>
>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.

No, I meant somebody actually calling it "Great British Pounds" instead of pounds sterling or quids. It was a referral to the mentioned bad English in the original mail. 8-) In fact the first thing I came to think about was huge like 1m in diameter coins and bed sheet-sized notes. ;-)
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