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chain letters

at height in 1930s, craze crippled postal service. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 97–104]
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As far as we know there is not even a world record for chain letters.
Nobody was available to comment at the London-based book publishers but it is known they frown on chain letters.
Chain letters may beg you to pass them on, threaten you with bad luck for failure to do so, or even claim your computer has already been infected with an evil virus that will become active unless you spread the word immediately.
I just tell them to delete it and say it's against company policy to send chain letters.
In addition to spreading like a chain letter, the virus will try to overwrite the user's files on any accessible drives, including all network drives.
A besotted fan from Paris has taken it upon herself to start a Seazoo chain letter of sorts.
It is possible that your neighbour may have responded to an item of scam mail he received in the post - either a letter claiming he's won a fictitious lottery or prize draw and requesting a fee to 'release the funds'; a psychic asking him for money to reveal something about his future or possibly a chain letter asking him for money as part of a 'pyramid scheme'.
Anyway, it seems the Herman, which is actually a kind of edible chain letter, has apparently been enjoying something of a revival lately.
The following is in response to a biased hate-based chain letter by Christian Fundamentalist Rick Mathes that has been circulating on the Internet for years.
TIME quoted an email chain letter warning Turks of the consequences of Erdogan winning: "I hope you can imagine what the consequences of winning this kind of a poll would be for someone craving to be a Sultan, and by participating in this voting, I invite you to not allow this environment to evolve," the letter reads.
My mates say I should ignore it as it's just a chain letter, but I saw a fortune teller on holiday in Spain who told me something bad would happen to me connected with technology.