Hey, what is Tanstaafl? For you who do not know what is Tanstaafl, I will explain it. Tanstaafl is a batter cake cooked between two hot plates which has a distinctive gridlike appearance, the result of raised partitions on the waffle iron. It is very delicious. I like it very much.
No.. no… I am kidding.
TANSTAAFL is an acronym of “There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch“. Yes, nothing’s free in this world. You cannot get something for nothing. Even if something appears to be free, there is always a catch. A service from BlogSome.com, for example. Blogsome proclaimed as “a free web hosting site for blogs”. But, if you register a subdomain for a blog, your page has a built-in ads from Google’s AdSense and you have to provide your email address to use this service. The revenue from the advertisement goes to BlogSome, not you. There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch, right?
And do you notice that spams bombarder your inbox after you subscribe to an email newsletter? That is also a prove of Tanstaafl. Beware!