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2008-07-02 06:00:00

By Al Gibes A variation of an old Internet scam hit my in-box recently, and it took a bit of searching to verify my hunch that the offer was bogus. The message with the subject "Expecting Your Reply" came from Greg Mute, who claimed to be a member of the British Third Infantry Division, serving in Iraq. He jumped right to the point, saying he needed my help "cooperating in getting this money out." * Red flag No. 1. What money? Details were curiously missing. The message went on: "The money...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.