If you live in Martinez, you might be familiar with this problem.
You go online to do a little shopping, and quickly find a bargain you can’t pass up. You seal the deal, pay with plastic and pat yourself on the back for qualifying for free shipping. Victory. But when you submit your address, the confounded computer decides you must live in Augusta, not Martinez. So now, completing your purchase requires the dreaded call to customer service, and the prospect of hours waiting on hold while listening to Kenny G.
It’s all because of ZIP Code 30907.