Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Two Quotes and a Definition

"A movie, I think, is really only four or five moments between two people; the rest of it exists to give those moments their impact and resonance."
--Robert Towne, screenwriter, Chinatown

"A man's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another drink."
--W. C. Fields

Main Entry: spam
Function: noun
Etymology: from a skit on the British television series Monty Python's Flying Circus in which chanting of the word Spam overrides the other dialogue
Date: 1994

unsolicited usually commercial e-mail sent to a large number of addresses

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