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Monday, December 4, 2006

Re: Google searching and World of Whorecraft

posted by on December 4 at 12:25 PM


You spent your Friday night fucking around with a program that lets you tabulate Internet search data?

Wow, I guess you must be really really glad we convinced you to extend your summer internship and ditch your fall semester of college to stay here in exciting Seattle as a temporary Stranger news staffer thru December.

Anyway, just as interesting as ranking phrases and words by topic, is checking out the most popular topics overall on the Internet.

Yahoo published the Top-10 searches on its site in 2005. Britney Spears and .50 Cent topped their list last year.

This year, I imagine, “Congressional Page” and “Ted Haggard” will score pretty high—distilling 2006 as the year that GOP hypocrisy came home to roost. I imagine Britney Spears’s vagina” did pretty well too.

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User 927 still wins.

Posted by charles | December 4, 2006 12:28 PM

AAAAH! Typo hell!

let's -> lets

Yahoo published the Top-10 searches on its sight in 2005: sight -> site

Britney Spears’s -> Spears'

Maybe Santa will bring you a proofreader for Christmas this year...

Posted by david | December 4, 2006 12:29 PM

Yes, that was a pretty sloppy post!
I fixed the goofs. Although, Spears's, like Nickels's, is our style.

Posted by Josh Feit | December 4, 2006 12:46 PM

you know who else publishes a list of top searches? google.

Posted by josh | December 4, 2006 12:49 PM

ah, those were the good old days when we could still be fortunate enough to not know who lindsey lohan is.

Posted by reminiscent | December 4, 2006 2:31 PM

Tell Josh to eat his ass out, and tell him that he's an exception, he Should go back to Rockville. Transplants like him, eh, I won't get into it.

Posted by Decembrrrr | December 4, 2006 2:58 PM

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