Just for fun, the Boffin put thisbritishamericanlife.com into Alexa to find out where it ranked as far as web popularity. It made it to #19,519,204 in the global rankings, which is much better than I was expecting. I have all of you to thank for that, and if I could fit 19,519,204 fingers onto a foam hand, I would do it in a heartbeat. Seriously, it means a lot that there is a core of you that keeps reading my musings.
Of course, it wasn’t enough that I found out where I stood in the World Wide Web. I had to find out about our web searching habits. So, I had a look at the top websites in the United States and the United Kingdom. Let me type out the top 10 for each.
In the United States, we have:
In the United Kingdom, they like:
So what gross generalizations may I make out of this? We both love to watch cat videos equally. The Britons spend too much time looking up useless information, and the Americans fit their reputation of wasting their disposable income. Oh, the Americans also love to talk vapidly about the stuff they bought on social media more. Let me see, the Britons have too much trust in a government-run news site. And Google, excuse me, Alphabet is well on its way in its scheme to take over the world.
That’s a start. How much more tongue may I put into my cheek?
Does anyone else want to throw in some stereotypes?