From: "Sir Charles W. Shults III"
References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: NEED A TRANSFORMER - WE MANUFACTURER
X-Newsreader: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2600.0000
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 14:15:05 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 09:15:05 EST
Organization: RoadRunner - Central Florida
I once received an email from a company that wanted to sell me components
and services. It was all cap, had horrible grammar and spelling, and overall
showed a very poor level of comprehensibility. I went through it and pointed
out all the errors (some incredible number like 28) and sent it back to them
with the statement that I would never use their firm based on their inability to
I got an email back from the fellow who wrote the original copy that was
supposedly corrected but it was also pretty poor. Not only that, but this guy
tried to defend his way of doing it!
Aw, best to just show you- here is the original message, complete with
meandering sentence fragments, etc. but with the address and company name munged
up. This is so pitiful...
MY NAME IS XXXXX XXXXXXX, IM A SALES REPRESENTATIVE AT X-BYTE ELECTRONICS IM
SENDINGTHIS INFORMATION IN HOPES THAT YOU WILL TAKE THE TIME TO READ AND
UNDERSTAND A LITTE MORE ABOUT ME. IM TRING TO GIVE BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF MY
SERVICE. I DEAL WITH OBSOLETE, MILITARY, HARD TO FIND AS WELL AS NEW COMPONENTS
("IF I CAN'T FIND IT NO ONE CAN") ALL IM ASKING IS THE CHANCE TO SERVE YOU. WHAT
WOULD IT HURT FOR YOU TO TRY SOMETHING NEW! TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH YOUR
BUYER, TO HAVE TRUST IN THE PEOPLE YOU DO BUISNESS WITH, THIS IS WHAT IM ABOUT,
THIS IS WHO I WANT TO DEAL WITH AS A PERSON!!! DO YOU FEEL THE SAME?
IN AN EFFORT TO MAXIMIZE YOUR PROFIT AND ASSIST YOU OR YOUR COMPANY IN THE
ELECTRONIC COMPONENT PROCUREMENT! X-BYTE ELECTRONICS IS SEEKING ONLY YOU THAT
UTILIZE INTERGRADED CIRCUITS, SEMICONDUCTOR, PROCESSORS, LOGICS, MEMORY,
DIODES&TRANSISTORS, ANY KIND OF COMPONENT YOU NEED!
X-BYTE ELECTRONICS IS A STOCKING DISTRIBUTOR OF OVER 150 DIFFERENT
MANUFACTURERS. WITH STOCK IN OVER 35,000 LINE ITEMS. OUR CORPORATE OFFICES,
INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT AND WAREHOUSE/DISTRIBUTION CENTER ARE LOCATED IN
XXXXXXXX XXXX, FLORIDA. WE ALSO HAVE LOCATIONS IN XXXXXXX, FLORIDA AND IN
XXXXXXX, OHIO TO BETTER SERVE YOU.
X-BYTE ELECTRONICS IS STRONGLY COMMITTED TO OFFER ITS CUSTOMERS ABROAD LINE OF
INVENTORY ALONE WITH GLOBAL SOURCING AND EXCESS INVENTORY MANAGEMENT. WE OFFER
SAME DAY SHIPPING ON STOCK ORDERS AND PAYMENT TERMS TO QUILIFIED CUSTOMERS. X-
BYTE IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING THE ISO CERTIFICATION PROCCESS SCHEDULED TO BE
COMPLETE IN 9/9/02.
WE OFFER DEVICE PROGRAMING, SAME DAY DELIVERY, KITTING, TAPE & REELING, AND
TEMPATURE & SPEED TESTING
FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK US OUT ON THE WEB @ XXXXXXXXXXXX
CONTACT " XXXXX XXXXXXXX"AT xxx-xxx-xxxx EXT. 213 or Email:xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx
So "tring", "intergraded", "quilified", and "tempature" must be new words.
I won't even bother to post his response but will not that he blamed it on
"transferring into html format" (sic). We are fast becoming a culture of
My robotics, space and CGI web page - http://home.cfl.rr.com/aichip