Gmail Has Ads?

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This is just a little humorous anecdote along the lines of frantically searching the house for the glasses you happen to be wearing. After yesterday's somewhat "heavy" post, I thought the mood needed a little lightening.

I've only recently (in the last month or so) begun using Gmail as my primary mail client. About 90% of the time I read my mail via Firefox on my 12" PowerBook G4. For some reason, as I as using my 21" desktop flat panel this morning, I suddenly noticed all this text in a column on the right-hand side of the page. Here's an example of what I'm talking about.

Gmail Ad Example

"What is all this garbage?", I thought. I jumped back over to my PowerBook, and that's when I noticed the scroll bar at the bottom of the page. Oh...

As Jon Stewart would say, "Here's your moment of zen."

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