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 n.— «Within the past week, our collective system has caught an additional 40 spams that would have otherwise gotten through. Clearly it is proving itself to be helpful in A. breaking down the isolation barrier between statistical-based filter users, and B. helping to mudge past three-nines accuracy.» —“Spam and ‘undisclosed recipients’” by Jonathan A. Zdziarski Full-Disclosure email list Nov. 16, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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