You might have a Ph.D. if…

"’Nigerian Money Offers’ zoomed from the seventh to the third most common type of online fraud last year, and the reason is obvious. In days gone by, the scammers had to canvass potential victims one at a time by fax and snail mail; now they have the speed, cost-effectiveness and anonymity of the Internet at their disposal…" —You might have a Ph.D. if…b> (WashPost)

  • … you pontificate on the ontology of home appliances that you cannot operate
  • …you take your children to see "the library carrel where Mommy lived for six years
  • …you tell people you meet that you’ve just graduated from "the 19th grade"

(14 Mar) Nigerian E-Mail Hoax (SF Gate)