[CentOS] OT Spammer Mark Kabore on this list

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 12:59:56 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 2:49 PM
>To: CentOS mailing list
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] OT Spammer Mark Kabore on this list
>
>> >> >> 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. ;-)
>
>Still, it was, and is, a correct phrase :-)

Ok, ok, I give up trying to explain what I meant... I'll shut up now for a while. ;-)

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