Beware of Literary
Internet Debris . . .
Caught in the Cyberspace Spam Continuum
I admire the creativity involved in the latest alien spam that landed in my inbox. Both contained riddles that I found intriguing and actually considered clicking the hyperlinks until Caution and Restraint grabbed me by the shoulders and shook some sense into me.
Subject: Black sheep of the family
It was made up of no fewer than thirteen vessels, and was manned by some 1,200 men.
Hello, i am Ramona Applegate
Try it http://r-brent.narod.ru
Ah, what have you done to me, and why.
So he reasoned.
Subject: Neither fish nor flesh, nor good red herrin
It was cabots intention to establish himself permanently on the shores of this great river system.
Hello, i am Katherine Titmuss
Try it http://caelieburgh.narod.ru
Sergey kuzmich, from all sides reports reach me, etc.
This stout young man was an illegitimate son of count, a well known grandee of catherines time who now lay dying in moscow.
Any one want to take a stab at the riddles?