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Spam Deserves Better English
Thanks goodness the spam machines still can’t manage to string together a decent sentence or two even if their owners’ bank accounts depended on it.
Here is a delightful spam I received the other day that, to be honest about it, is not without its poetic charm:
“Normally I do not read post on blogs, however I wish to say that this write-up very forced me to take a look at and do so! Your writing taste has been surprised me. Thanks, very great article.”
A Mac Blast from the Past
Do you remember the very first Macs that were released in 1984 or so? I remember buying one around 1985, an SE model.
Here is a delightful look at the user documentation of the first Mac, with its white-male fixation and all that.
I must say the procedural descriptions and the analogies used still look pretty good to me.