Yes, people, it’s email mythology. I don’t understand why anyone would have believed this optimistic nonsense for five seconds, but then, I don’t understand people who send on little Timmy’s heart-rending request for 100,000 emails before he dies of Tibetan jungle rot to everyone they know either.

And chain letters. What on Earth is the point of chain letters? Ponzi schemes, Amway and Girl Scout Cookies, I understand. I don’t like them, but I understand. But who gets anything out of a chain letter?