June 27, 2006

The average user

Zeldman says the average user was recently spotted in Northville, Michigan, purchasing 10 lbs. of potting soil and a garden hose. Seeing as that is the town I grew up in, I wonder if that average user was a relative of mine, or the high school teacher that introduced me to the internet back in 1989. Or some old classmate that never got out.

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