Part 2

SPAM: the food

Since 1936, there has been available a particular canned meat product. You can see here how it looks on a supermarket:

cans of spam

SPAM can be used in many recipes, usually in place of ham or other meats. It can be consumed immediately after opening, but it's usual to cook it in some way; for instance, fried:

fried spam

But... why this name for unsolicited bulk emails?

Continued in Part 3...