Old Wives' Tales
Radio & TV
Toxin du jour
Claim: A 9th grader named Shannon Syfrett is collecting
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2003]
Origins: This umpteenth variation of the "message in a bottle" school project is prone to the same basic problem as all the others: the people who initiate them don't anticipate the tremendous volume of
----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----As happens in nearly all projects of this ilk, the number of responses overwhelmed the recipient's ability to process them, and the project was cancelled before its scheduled ending date.
----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to air-xf03.mail.aol.com.:
>>> RCPT To:
<<< 550 MAILBOX NOT FOUND
550 <firstname.lastname@example.org> ... User unknown
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