Just got the following e-mail:
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 19:40:58 +0200
From: fau.alex (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Mr Woit
I am a french student and I will go in 1re(in France) the next year
and I want to speak with specialists because I want to work in science
when I will be adult … That’s why I write to you !
I want to know who are you ? What did you study, …
Thanks in advance for your answer
At first I thought “Oh yes, just another in the avalanche of fan-mail. Wonder if I should take the time to respond?” Then, looking more carefully at the HTML version of the e-mail, I found an embedded link at the bottom:
That address looks awfully familiar.