Spammers are getting cleverer, and occasionally getting past my spam filter. I’ve gotten some insulting spam in the past, but now I’m starting to see middle-of-the-road comments that almost seen genuine when taken out of context.

Like this one, which would sound fine if it weren’t made on THIS blog, where I hold grammar so dear

of course like your web site however you need to check the spelling on several of your posts.
A number of them are rife with spelling issues and I to find it very
troublesome to tell the truth on the other hand I will certainly come back again.

Or this comment, which very nearly fooled me:

A motivating discussion is worth comment. I believe that you need to publish more about this subject, it may not be a taboo matter but typically people don’t discuss these topics. To the next! Best wishes!!

I totally almost published it before I realized it was made NOT on one of my posts about miscarriage or teen suicide, as I originally assumed, but on a two year old post about how hard it is to find a Halifax style donair.

You lose. Please play again.

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