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I know most of you are in Siberia somewhere, but can't you at least get someone whose fourth language in English to proofread your spam? Look at what you managed today:

"As a new security measures to ..."

"account,we have"

"account,you have to reactivate your account within 24 hours of recieveing this notice"

"Failure to activate may lead to your account being disbabled"

Disbabled? Does that mean struck dumb at the depths of your illiteracy? I'll do it for you for, let's say, £10k per email. With the millions of these swindling attempts you send out you'll make a handsome profit once they don't look, well, quite so stupid.
 
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I'm good at spelling, d'ya reckon I could make a few bob by offering my services?
 
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Does that mean struck dumb at the depths of your illiteracy?
Phishing works....most people wouldn't notice spelling mistakes or just ignore them

Don't follow links from you email accounts, or from social websites
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Babel: In Genesis 11:9, the name of Babel is etymologized by association with the Hebrew verb balal, "to confuse or confound", therefore it follows that to dis-babel must mean to "make clear or understand. Hence, this phisherman is perfectly correct.
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Regarding the spelling thing, perhaps the perpetrators have done their homework and found that emails containing correct spelling are deemed suspicious because most people can't spell. A badly written email catches a lot more phish?
 
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Well, if I'm going to be swindled, I want to be swindled in a grammatically correct manner.

Similarly, I can promise you that, when a crazed murderer finally catches up with me, I will be listening carefully for that comma in "Die, scum".
 
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Well, if I'm going to be swindled, I want to be swindled in a grammatically correct manner.

Similarly, I can promise you that, when a crazed murderer finally catches up with me, I will be listening carefully for that comma in "Die, scum".
How do you know he'll be a German murderer?
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Good point. He could also be a Welshman with spelling difficulty keen on introducing himself.
 
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Well, if I'm going to be swindled, I want to be swindled in a grammatically correct manner.

Similarly, I can promise you that, when a crazed murderer finally catches up with me, I will be listening carefully for that comma in "Die, scum".
You are not in their 'target group', emgee, you are fully literate!
 
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You are not in their 'target group', emgee, you are fully literate!
I'm cunnilingual.
 
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Is that in Wales?
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I'm cunnilingual.
...well that should go down well...
 
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Is that in Wales?
No, the Black Forest.
 
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