I just discovered Spammimic. This is the funniest thing I've seen in a long time and definitely needs to be a Perl module in the grand tradition of Acme::Bleach! Alas, they don't seem to explain how it works on the site. Put in a long enough message, though, and it sort of resembles the effects of those Acme modules. I'll bet anything this is Perl powered and Bleach.pm was the original inspiration. Perhaps this is a real use for it. Thanks Damian! You really are serving as a catalyst! (And I thought he was just playing.