Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>__/ [Ed Jay] on Tuesday 14 February 2006 06:33 \__
>> __/ [Tony] on Tuesday 14 February 2006 03:06 \__
>>> needin4mation@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>>> Is it "bad" to put in your competition in your keywords? Does that get
>>>> you banned from a search engine?
>>> Google "keyword spamming"
>> "Spamming is the abuse of any electronic communications medium to send
>> unsolicited messages in bulk."
>> I think we tend to overuse the term.
>> It seems, especially in this NG, to mean any message containing even a
>> modicum of commercial content that someone doesn't want to see. That gets
>> reported as spam. That's as deceitful of putting one's competitor's name
>> in an alt tag.
>> Your turn Viper. ;-)
>I agree it's over-used. It has become a 'junk food' word, much like
>"apparently" and "actually". [to self] Is "cool" out yet?
Dude, "cool" will always be cool. <g>
Please spare me the day when language is stripped of all the goofy
words and becomes a sterile and boring communication tool.