Over at the Exacttarget blog, there is a guest post up from Annalivia who handles much of the sender support (and about 15 million other things) at AOL.
On the nights before Christmas…
when the relays are groaning under the loads
and ISP admins start to turn into toads
they tear out their hair and cry in despair
“why’s all this mail coming out of thin air?”
Head over to read the whole thing.