Posted by Pierre Igot in: Technology
June 3rd, 2003 • 5:23 pm

If you ever wondered where the word spam used to describe unsolicited bulk e-mail comes from, Tom Zeller tells you the story in a recent New York Times column:

Spamology ” by Tom Zeller, The New York Times [free registration required]

At a nearby table, a GROUP of Vikings begin singing, Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam, lovely Spam, lovely Spam, drowning out all other conversation.

(Yes, it does appear that Monty Python were involved.)

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