Similar to spam, this is a term coined for excessive and unwanted electronic mail abuse within an academic listserv that entails all students and faculty. Particular to SOM*rograd is when an electronic mail user
1. Attempts to sell unwanted odds and ends through the listserv
2. Cannot differentiate between "reply" and "reply all"
3. Proceeds to argue through mass sent electronic mail, which further adds to the excessive and unwanted messages
Gary: Hey Steve, did you check your email this afternoon?
Steve: Yeah, I was SOM*rograded like 10 times.