Fun with Google Suggest

November 17, 2009

From all across this great nation (and Canada), entries arrived in my inbox for Slate‘s Google Suggest contest. The question at hand: What’s the best example of “less intelligent” Google query contrasted with a “more intelligent” Google query?

Sorting through the contenders led to more than a few instances of intellectual whiplash. One moment, I’d be considering a stemwinder such as “Why is it that only part of the energy stored in one trophic level is passed on to the next level?” and the next moment, I’d be learning about “cake farts.”

Without further descent into fetishes, let’s go to the top five.

Read the rest at Slate. . . .

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