Google Is A Strange Mistress.

5 comments August 22nd, 2006at 12:07am Posted by Eli

On the first page of search results for… wonderbread race coat.

How do these things happen?

Entry Filed under: Eli's Obsession With The Google

5 Comments

  • 1. karmic_jay  |  August 22nd, 2006 at 7:52 am

    My Q is how do they enter your mind?

  • 2. Eli  |  August 22nd, 2006 at 8:00 am

    Sitemeter tells me how people arrive at my site. Some of the incoming Google links are fascinating.

  • 3. karmic_jay  |  August 22nd, 2006 at 11:41 am

    Ah ha..

  • 4. Interrobang  |  August 23rd, 2006 at 9:19 pm

    I’m willing to bet someone was playing with Google, trying to see if they could come up with a three-word combination that was so unlikely, they’d get no hits. At least, that’s how I’ve come up with some of the bizarre things I’ve searched for in the past. OTOH, I’m a big, big nerd, so take that for what it’s worth…

  • 5. Eli  |  August 23rd, 2006 at 9:50 pm

    I suspect it had something to do with The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby, but I’m not sure where the “coat” part came from.

    I usually do try to arrange my search terms in the most whimsical order possible, actually…


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