RE: Spam with no purpose?

Deepak Jain wrote:
Can someone explain to me (publicly or privately) why someone
would send spam with no product to sell, no position to pitch,
nothing except text designed to get by a spam filter --
without even HTML to KNOW it got by a spam filter..

Gregory Hicks wrote
It is a probe to verify the address. since it did not
bounce, the address is verified.

Old-school; nowadays probes to measure the real bounce rate are real
text, not just a bunch of words. I got one recently thanking me for a
wonderful week-end...