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2005-11-03 18:57:29.2475+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

Word of the day, from a spam email: Pseudofilarian. As in "Young pseudofilarian Porn Exclusive complimentable". I went over to Dictionary.com, put in "pseudofilarian" and got nothing. So I asked it for a definition of "filarian":

Any of various slender, threadlike nematode worms of the superfamily Filarioidea that are parasitic in vertebrates and are often transmitted as larvae by mosquitos and other biting insects. The adult form lives in the blood and lymphatic tissues, causing inflammation and obstruction that can lead to elephantiasis.

Uhhhh... Wow. I can come up with a number of things this might mean, but I may have to go wash my brain out with bleach if I think about it too long.

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#Comment Re: made: 2005-11-03 20:00:39.394587+00 by: meuon

Todays winning spam filler:

Washington is a place where politicians don't know which way is up and taxes don't know which way is down. Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt. Comedy is the last refuge of the nonconformist mind.

#Comment Re: made: 2005-11-03 22:26:35.049949+00 by: flushy

should start a blog just based on spam filler and new vocab words!

#Comment Re: made: 2005-11-04 01:27:41.955209+00 by: Dan Lyke

Interesting. Searching on the word pulls up a bunch of sites, some of which I kind of trust, with nonsense words and dummy email addresses. Looks like someone's doing experiments with spam, but I can't be sure who or why.

#Comment Re: made: 2005-11-04 12:22:48.386829+00 by: markd

Maybe "pastafilarian" is the term for heretics in the church of the FSM.