The recent SPAM messages, and a suggested solution

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Tue Oct 7 02:37:05 CEST 2008

"Barak, Ron" <Ron.Barak at> writes:

> I think most of us are annoyed by the recent SPAM messages that
> crept onto our list.

Note that “spam”, referring to unsolicited bulk messages, is not an
acronym for anything and so is not capitalised. The term “SPAM” in
uppercase rather refers to the Hormel Foods product.

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Ben Finney

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