CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- So, I was about to clean out the spam folder on my personal blog, WestVirginiaVille.com. But wait. Maybe I'd better see if any legitimate comments had accidentally fallen into the spam sewer.
Nope, not a one. But wait. Had I ever really studied the Art of Spam? I began to pore through the 100 or so comments flagged for inspection by my Wordpress spam filter. What I found was some sterling spam commentary. Or spammentary?
Were some of these glorious turns of phrase written by spambots or real human beings? An overworked 17-year-old named Rajnish, say, in an un-air-conditioned warehouse in Mumbai, trying to craft an appealing English sentence in a language he rarely used?
If so, here's to you, Rajnish! Really, there should be a literary prize. Hence, the First WestVirginiaVille Spam Literary Awards:
The Short and Sweet Prize for Reassuring Commentary When None of My Friends Comment on My Work and I Must Draw Reassurance from Spam:
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The I Has Been Amazed Award:
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The Yes, We Knew That Already Award:
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The We're Not Sure If We Should Get a Haircut or Write More About Hair Award:
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The You Had Me at "Man" Award:
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The Thanks for the Tip About the Bad House Award:
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The I Think You'd Do Better Working Out Award:
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The I Hardly Know You and You Want to Touch Me? Award:
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The That's Really Good Advice and Thanks for Noticing Our Passion Award:
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The Stating the Obvious Truth-in-Spam Award: