Amazon: The Google of Buying Stuff Thinks I’m Japanese

Was mulling Amazon as the Google of buying stuff this morning, a thesis with which I couldn’t agree more. When I want to know stuff, I use Google; when I want to buy stuff (even if I end up buying it elsewhere), I use Amazon. The metaphor is precise and useful.

Anyway, on going over to Amazon subsequently to check on something I wanted to buy, I spotted the following:


Paul Kedro-San. Hello? Oh, I get it.

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