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chain letters

at height in 1930s, craze crippled postal service. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 97–104]
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Trading Standards chiefs have warned people not to be duped by a chain letter doing the rounds in Hartlepool.
And some chain letters tell you to buy a mailing list from a particular firm.
But he goes on to explain how his life changed for the better when he received the chain letter.
Young people in the West Midlands have been urged to help combat the latest chain letter craze.
TOP children's show Blue Peter is warning young viewers about a sinister chain letter which could be "an open invitation to paedophiles".
QI HAVE received a chain letter and it really upset me.
Mathsemantically and alternaquentially, chain letters raise questions about the worldly effect of a number's power, the mathematical term for how often a number is multiplied by itself, which is usually expressed as an exponent.
These letters closely resembled chain letters, albeit without the promise of riches if you comply and the threat of famine and plague if you break the chain.
When high school senior Jessie Campbell (Reed) and her tight-knit group of friends begins to receive a series of foreboding email chain letters, they have no idea the terror that awaits them.
Sometimes I get upset at how unfair my at how unfair my life is but then I remember all the chain letters I broke and realise I had it coming.
Experts found chain letters, foreign lotteries and pyramid selling schemes have the highest levels of awareness among the public.