Re: Strange but true
- From: "La mouette" <seagull@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 22:28:34 +0200
"Bev" <bev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> a écrit dans le message de news:
Hint:Yeah. We need to make more people aware of this simple rule of thumb.
Anything that contains the words "Forward this message to as many
colleagues, relatives and friends as you can" is a hoax.
Please forward this message to as many colleagues, relatives and friends
as you can.
Sure : there may be an equivalent in English to check about hoaxes :
I remember a very horrible hoax that was sent to me last year : you were
supposed to forward a message in order to save a young girl from a terrible
desease : the more you forwarded it, the more France Telecom gave the
parents some money to help them pay for all the care the little girl needed.
When I looked it up on hoaxuster.com, I came accross a message from the
hospital begging the forward chain to stop, as it had its line saturated
with calls asking for news of the little girl (thus blocking the line for
urgent calls). The little girl had died three years ago (but the chain had
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