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Friday, September 06, 2002

 
Kate Bosworth Naked?
I don't have quite the traffic yet to compete with Blake, Dave, or even Chris (however inadvertently) on search engine prowess. Despite this, I still find it entertaining to look at my Extreme Tracking results. According to the recent data, the following words have all been used in search engine queries to reach my page. Additionally, they have all been used the same number of times, which suggests to me that they might have been used together.

drunk
fat
hyatt
stupid

I tried out this combination on Google, and my blog is, in fact, the first search result returned.

Becblog, the definitive source for all of your fat, drunk, and stupid Hyatt needs.
posted by Rebecca 9/06/2002 02:24:00 PM



Thursday, September 05, 2002

 
This is "weird"
While reading Hixie's log, I came across this article at TimesOnline.co.uk. I found the following headline (in the Breaking News section on the right) more interesting (and puzzling) than the article itself...

  • Kabul market blast "kills 22"
    What's with the quotes? Has "kills 22" become some sort of euphemism? Slang for some new surfing move? Or is this perhaps a direct quote? I have trouble constructing a likely quote from an official that would use the present tense (i.e. kills instead of killed). Are they perhaps quoting from somebody else's newspaper headline? Was this just an attempt to avoid using the word "allegedly"? Why? There was room for it...

    Browsing around, I see several other headlines that stand out, like these...

  • Circles of Hell leave survivors divided by the psychological hierarchy of suffering
    This turned out not to be an expose on the Inferno, but somebody's human interest piece on NYC today.

  • Schröder leads chorus of EU war dissidents
    Deck the halls but don't attack Iraq, fa la la la la, la la la la

  • Pope warns against men "of deviation"
    I have no idea... the article doesn't appear to be on the site any more. Note that it's not "men of deviation", but rather men "of deviation". I suppose their gender is not in doubt, but their deviation is?
    posted by Rebecca 9/05/2002 11:54:00 AM