December 30th, 2003

toothybear

THOSE WACKY SPAMSTERS

Posting your spam to your LJ is the last refuge of scoundrels, or something like that, but this is new to me: Apparently the spammer grabbed a giant chunk of text from this essay by Walter Pater on the work of the poet Samuel Coleridge. Nice way to try and trip up the Bayesian filter.

Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2003 08:01:40 -0500
From: Dana <dana@daz20128eyy.com>
To: chaircrusher@cornwarning.com
Subject: She wants to meet you!

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mechanical agent: instead of the most luminous and self-possessed phase
of consciousness, the associative act in art or poetry is made to look
like some blindly organic process of assimilation. The work of art is
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