10.0522 holiday book donation?

WILLARD MCCARTY (willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 23:28:11 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 10, No. 522.
Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (Princeton/Rutgers)
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Information at http://www.princeton.edu/~mccarty/humanist/

[1] From: Pamela Cohen <pac@rci.rutgers.edu> (36)
Subject: holiday book donation?

The following message was forwarded to me. I am not certain whether it is
genuine or a hoax. I sent a message, but received no response. Perhaps a
fellow humanist could confirm or deny its validity? If it is true it is
certainly a worthwhile endeavor.

>From: StoloveE @ arentfox.com (Evan Stolove) @ SMTP
>Sent: Wed 12/11/96 01:41:54 PM
> Houghton Mifflin Publishing Corporation will donate one book to a
>children's hospital for every 25 e-mails they receive. Please e-mail them
> share@hmco.com.
>I hope you can spare the seconds . . . and let your friends know. So far
>they have only received 3,400 messages. Last year they reached
Pamela Cohen
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