October 22, 2005

How Do They Come Up With These Things?

Much of the spam that I get seems to be randomly generated and makes no sense at all, but from time to time I get something interesting. Here is the latest:

adposition a spicy exotic fruit of youthful beauty is now at your fingertips
I eagerly await the author's observations on other parts of speech, perhaps:
adjective a pox-ridden old hag appears all too frequently
Very likely the source of such quasi-well-formed bits of spam is a random text generator. We notice bits like this more readily than word salad, and messages with such text are more likely to make it through content-based spam filters.

Posted by Bill Poser at October 22, 2005 02:35 PM