Spam..schmam….this stuff is great!

Checking my spam folder is among my favorite things to do at WordPress. Several of my biggest fans use my blog to practice their English. I always try to comment back so they won’t lose interest. Here are the latest examples just as they were sent to me (and my reply).

1. From: Baju family….”I think that is among the such a lot vital info for me. And i am satisfied studying your article. But want to remark on some basic issues, The site style is ideal, the articles is in reality great : D. Excellent”

Me: “Dear Baju, Thank you for your continued support of my blog. Just a couple of suggestions to help you with your English. First, excellence is an A not a D. Also, the proper grammar is….. the articles am in reality great. Also, I would like to order a silk-screened printed T-shirt from your blog.”

P.S. “Could you please tell me what  Lihat gambar ukuran penuh means in case anyone asks me when I am wearing it.”

2. From Homepage….”Great site. A lot of helpful information here. I’m sending it to some pals ans additionally sharing in delicious. And certainly, thanks in your effort!”

Me: “Dear Homepage, aside from being jealous of your clever blog title, I appreciate you deliciously sharing my blog with your pals….just so you know, it has a lot of protein and 100% of the minimum daily requirement of laughs. And certainly, you’re welcome in your comment.”

3. From Dyrehandler: “Useful information. Fortunate me I discovered your site accidentally, and I am shocked why this accident didn’t happened earlier! I bookmarked it.”

Me: “Fortunate me I wrote the blog but I am truly sorry about your accident…I hope no one was hurt. I visited your blog but didn’t enjoy it that much, mainly because I don’t understand a word of Swedish. I did make out that you were offering assistance in bogforing. That’s great. I know my bogforing isn’t nearing as good as it could be. I do have one question.  What are you handling that is so dire?”

4. From My Homepage: “I as properly believe thence , perfectly pent post! . 164751”

Me: “Dear My Homepage (and I thought Homepage was clever), Forsooth! And by the way, zip codes should only have 5 numbers.”

Stayed tuned for more interesting spam comments as they occur.

20 thoughts on “Spam..schmam….this stuff is great!

  1. Dear Al, you are a very kind man taking the time to help English-language-challenged souls all over God’s creation. Are you also running an underground railroad for illegal immigrants?? Anonymous

  2. Oh Al! Sometimes the spam almost makes sense to me. Mostly I get the sex spams and the cialis spams. Oh and there was that one post where the title had BUSH in it, I shudder thinking of the spams I got on that one! I eventually just made the post private because the spam was coming in faster than the water on the Titanic.

    Thanks for the laugh!

    • Actually, Jodi, I think wordpress has one of the better spam filters. I have yet to get a comment in my blog that was spam.

  3. Those spammers really know how to pull at your heart-strings and your ego, don’t they? If only they could get their random language generator to work…

    Very clever responses. I wonder if they will understand since you use proper English?

    I checked my spam folder the other day. One complimented me on some “Light Up the Blog-o-Sphere” post then generously offered me a link to their site–something about sex dating. Wasn’t that nice?

    • After seeing how brutal you are to the wordpress prompters, I wouldn’t want to end up in your spam folder! You’re the Queen of retorts.

  4. I got a spam recently that was a link to a site and a list of all the different drugs you could buy there. One of the drugs listed was “baby Cialis”. I have no idea what that means.

  5. Oh Al you have new friends! I have to admit, there english is better than what i here in west haven sometimes. Keep me infirmed. You’re comebacks are fantastical.

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