Tag: silly

Weekly World News…online!

Google Books has given me a late present–many past issues of WWN are now online! Readers of WWN (via the grocery checkout isle, anyway) will remember that they often feature amazingly badly pasted together stories […]

Word of the day: Egregious

egregious: Exceptional, conspicuous, outstanding, most usually in a negative fashion. Outrageously bad. Example: this headline from Science Daily: Fruit Fly Sperm Makes Females Do Housework After Sex Seriously. How freakin’ embedded in your culture do […]

The “I rank #1 on Google” meme

This is an interesting little game, but I suspect it will have more to do with what Google has recorded about each user in the past than any actual Google supremacy. Here’s the premise: “you […]