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From my ever-expanding email moved to trash (a sampling from last week):

From: press@wolfram.com
Subject: FOR 10/5/09: First-ever Homework Day to be initiated by Wolfram|Alpha on October 21
Date: October 2, 2009 11:08:10 AM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com

First-ever? Really? We tend to do homework EVERY DAY here in Tuvalu.

From: info@awrtsocal.org
Subject: MANY THANKS: "Reporting Live" Panel & Mixer was a big hit
Date: October 2, 2009 6:12:17 PM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com
Reply-To: info@awrtsocal.org

Sure. I don't know what I did...but, you're welcome.


From: press@adesouza.com
Subject: BookSwim, the Netflix for Books -- 3 Month Membership Giveaway Opportunity
Date: October 2, 2009 8:49:07 PM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com

The Netflix for books? yeah, SURE IT IS.

From: metredway@bellsouth.net
Subject: National Kids and Seafood Study Findings
Date: October 2, 2009 9:36:22 PM EDT
To: metredway@bellsouth.net

Kids? Seafood? I can only imagine what the study found.

From: jzinno@5wpr.com
Subject: Story Idea: Young Mother Shares Weight Loss Success Secret
Date: October 5, 2009 11:00:43 AM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com

I won't keep you guessing on this one. It's a "cookie diet" - and she exercised too! J Zinno offers an interview with the Young Mother's doctor. I can hook you up if you are interested.

From: krista@ehy.com
Subject: Win $5K for Your Fav School! Presenting the Idaho Potato Harvest Online Video Game Sweepstakes
Date: October 5, 2009 3:46:24 PM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com
Reply-To: krista@ehy.com

I LOVE potatoes! Why not cut to the chase and just send ME $5K?

From: davidr@dssimon.com
Subject: Interview Opp: Cool, Clean Ways to Save Money Around the Home this Winter
Date: October 6, 2009 9:41:14 AM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com

I wasn't especially interested in Cool Ways to save money around the home this winter - but now that you've mentioned clean? SIGN ME UP!

From: michael@larkinvolpatt.com
Subject: New Site Offers Cash for Facebook and Twitter Status Updates
Date: October 6, 2009 11:04:22 AM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com
Reply-To: michael@larkinvolpatt.com

How stupid do you think we are Michael?

From: lharrod@oceana.org
Subject: Save the oceans, adopt a creature for the holidays
Date: October 6, 2009 2:06:54 PM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com

A "creature?" You want me to adopt a creature? For the holidays? You might have the wrong blogger....

From: jevans@5wpr.com
Subject: Story Idea: Healthy "Green" Makeovers for your families safety
Date: October 5, 2009 10:17:07 AM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com

Now I'm intrigued: healthy? green makeovers? family safety? How many more buzzwords can you throw into this subject line? I'm not sure that's the correct spelling for family in this context.

From: ksahnas@paramountpr.com
Subject: Tips to for protecting your kids teeth at Halloween
Date: October 5, 2009 10:48:26 AM EDT
To: blackbirdmail@mac.com

Obvious much? No candy. Tooth brushing. Sealants. Visit the dentist. Yawn.

From: ehancock@platformgrp.com
Subject: How To Make Teens the Life of The Party!!
Date: October 6, 2009 4:06:49 PM EDT
To: ehancock@platformgrp.com

Emily writes about mixing music! At least she didn't write "teen's."

Now you know why these emails were in my trash.



Comments

eurolush said…
I like you're smack-down post's.







PS-Apostrophe's are fun! Hee!
dan renzi said…
There already is a "NetFlix for books."

It's called a library.
catsteevens said…
Dan -
And the library is FREE!
Anonymous said…
I never get emails like that. I must not be on enough lists.

jbhat

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