I’m sure that everyone (EVERYONE) receives spam and junk mail of some variety, and it’s usually very annoying. I received an email today that actually made me have a laugh…
Have a read thru this email – supposedly (truthfully ?) from a girl in Russia looking for a husband.
From: Kurt Crane
Date: Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 5:35 AM
Subject: My introduction for you!
Hello my new friend.
It is my first letter on English.
Sorry, if I made some mistake in words.
But I write you from my hand and don’t use pre-written letters.
My name Elena. I live in Russia, in city Saint-Petersburg.
I am 29 years old. If you think, that I am not serious don’t make mistake, and know me much more.
I gave promise, that I will never married on Russia boy.
All of them lie and don’t hold his word.
Some man drink alcohol very much.
May be I will tell you more about my past relation later.
But i don’t like think about it, it was no good.
My family are not large.
We live with my mother and sister.
My mother have good work as bookkeeper.
We can pay for all life expenses.
And I will not ask you help me with money.
I know many stories about it.
If you will write to me more, you will understand, that I am not such girl!
I am simple Russia girl, who want to live abroad.
I want have husband and right family.
I will try for this very much.
I have very serious intention.
My girlfriend find her husband on internet in last year.
She move to Australia and they have happy family.
She write to me letter every week.
Don’t want write about me and my hobby in first letter.
If I really interested you will ask me about all.
I want ask you some question:
Do you have children?
What are you doing at work?
Did you have past relation, wife?
I hope, you can know some new things about me from this letter.
I will wait your letter and hope to receive news from you shortly.
Please, write to me on my e-mail: email@example.com
Elena, from Russia.
And – of course there’s a photo…>
Sorry Elena / Kurt – but I’m married. And *NOT* stupid !
P.S. Next time, use a spell-checker.