Three Things I Didn't Know About eBay

Jason English

"¢ Lumberton, NJ, (population 12,000) is the most active community of eBay buyers and sellers, per capita.

"¢ Items banned for sale include ammunition, used underwear and teacher's editions of textbooks.

"¢ The first item ever bought on eBay was a non-functioning laser pointer. When the buyer was asked if he understood the product was broken, he replied, "I'm a collector of broken laser pointers."