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17 December 2006 at 20:12

best personal ads

A book recently published in Britain is called They Call Me Naughty Lola - The London Review of Books Personal Ads: a Reader.

It's a collection of some of the best personal ads from the London Review of Books, a fortnightly magazine. They are very different from what you'd read anywhere else. Here's a sample:

"Bald, short, fat and ugly male, 53, seeks short-sighted woman with tremendous sexual appetite."

"Bastard. Complete and utter. Whatever you do, don't reply - you'll only regret it. Man, 38."

"Romance is dead. So is my mother. Man, 42, inherited wealth."

Or the woman who is

"intelligent, austere and mentally troubled like all good fortysomething women should be".





This week a former school classmate died, and an old friend had a breast off. In comparison, I am such a fortunate creature.

My only real complaint is that my old posts from Germany have been receiving masses of German spam. Clever multilingual spammers.

So I have had to turn on comment moderation for commenters. It was either that or make people do the word verification thing.

Blogger hotboy said...

Adolf! Heil! I see you've been looking in the right places! Loserville, where I live. How's about: Mid fifties, nae viagra, likes pretending he's younger, would like to fondle and then move on. Tons of ra bliss! How's about it? But it's how I got an agent, so it might help a bit! Hotboy  

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Blogger Lee Ann said...

Love it! Yes, that is like something I would have posted! You know me so well! ;)  

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Blogger Eric said...

Stick it where the sun don't shine....just wondering if this will make it past the moderator...  

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Blogger robmcj said...

Eric, welcome! As you know, we UnHeardians are not picky.

Hotters - that's how you got the agent? That would help , but I'm too blissed to write a book.  

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Blogger Polyman3 said...

German spam?
Does it come with saurkraut?

Just had a business associate die 2 days ago, and one last month. I hope it's not catching.  

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