Why is code so small? - A bug in IE/Windows makes text marked with code or pre display smaller than the style sheet says it should.
How did you know I was using IE/Windows? - You said the code looked small.
This is why non-geeks sometimes think geeks are freakishly psychic... they forget that the strange thing they're seeing is probably a bug in their bog-standard windows setup which has been seen a ton of times. It's not nearly as cool as being psychic, but it is about as useful when doing any kind of frontline support.