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A few possibilites are suggested for why Spam might be associated with Americans

  • Spam = Uncle Sam(?).
  • SPAM = Spastic Plastic American Motherfucker
  • Because of the canned pink stuff supplied under Lend-Lease - as Eisenhower wrote in a letter to the manufacturers just after the end of WW2, "Thank you for your services - we're only sorry you sent so much of it" or words to that effect.
  • The canned pink stuff 'SPAM' is an acronym for Selected Processed American Meats - S.P.A.M.

So now you know. See Also Spams,Smeat,Septics and Spam (Unwanted email)



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