The simple joy of randomness

It’s rare, but occasionally I get something in email that makes me smile. It’s obviously bot-generated, but the message is simple, contains no links or malicious code. Perhaps it’s a probe message or perhaps someone screwed up their bot setup.

From:     Member animated<zuyki5726@charter.com>
Date:     9/23/2010 4:46 AM
Subject:     the Batman of near

past includes stations automatically punched St Canadian the Prime

You can’t take it with you

“Ooh, is this what I think it is?” We all poke our heads up the vicar’s frock and concur that it probably is. A thin pouch of powdery dry skin comes away in his hand. A half-centimeter sample is meticulously labeled and packaged. He’s not going to miss his scrotum now.

Sicily Crypts, February 9, National Geographic
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/02/sicily-crypts/gill-text

Good writing never fails to enthrall the reader. The issue of National Geographic that I just finished was one of the more interesting reads from the magazine in a while (from a composition style point of view).