Not that long ago, I mentioned an unusual peak in visitors to this site. This turned out to be caused by Google sending me loads of people who had the same issue with WideMail that I did.
After that, things settled down to normal levels, so I was a bit surprised when I looked at my dashboard to see an unusually large bar for today. Was I being deluged with extra visitors? Or could those naughty Automattic people be having a laugh? Pointing my trackpad at the bar revealed all:
I’m not sure if the 42 is coincidentally the actual number of hits, or a refinement of the joke. Nice one, either way.