Why Do We Call Junk Email Spam?

Have you ever thought what’s the meaning of the word “Spam”?

SPAM is the trademarked name of a canned meat product (“Spicy Meat and Ham”) that was first produced by Hormel Foods Corp. in Austin, Minnesota, USA in 1937 and became widely known for its use by US Armed Forces during World War II.

But why unwanted emails are “Spicy Meat and Ham”?

Spam is a Monty Python sketch, first televised in 1970, where a couple orders breakfast from a menu that includes Spam in almost every dish.

You can now make out why unwanted emails are spams?

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