If I remember rightly, I had previously queried the sudden influx of Nigerian scam emails. I don't know how these things are generated, but I now know I'm not alone.
Listening to a phone-in programme on a London radio station, I've discovered that these things are rife.
Annoying, but they're quite hilarious to read, one of which is from Mervyn King himself.
Well, I never.
Nor did he.