Have a great flight!

I get a lot of these kinds of automated e-mails. I think it’s because my name (Miguel) is very common in Spanish- & Portuguese-speaking countries.

Here’s an electronic ticket for a flight in Brazil that I received yesterday.

 
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So somebody may give their e-mail address verbally as “miguel.something@gmail.com” but what the person typing it into the computer hears is “miguel@gmail.com” or whatever. And then I get the e-mail.

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I usually reply “hey you got the wrong e-mail address, this is Miguel you’re looking for…” But in some cases the reply bounces.

That was the case here with the e-ticket from TAM. Luckily it had Miguel in Brazil’s phone number on the ticket. So I sent him a text.

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I hope he has a great flight! Sounds like fun, flying from Natal to Rio. I’m jealous.