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Even More from the Search Engine Oracle

June 11, 2012


I get a lot of variations of this question in my search terms: is he secretly in love with me Yes, he’s in love with you. But no, it’s not a secret. Everyone knows but you. He wanted to tell you but I convinced him to hold off in the hopes that you’d increase your […]

More from the Search Engine Oracle

January 18, 2012


You’ve probably read about Wikipedia, Craigslist, and Google blacking out services today to bring attention to legislation they say may adversely affect their mission to distract people from doing any real work. After reading Wikipedia’s explanation of the SOPA and PIPA legislation, I still wasn’t sure which hyper-irrational side of the story to believe, but […]

The Search Engine Oracle Speaks, Clears Throat, Reiterates

October 10, 2011


Some seemingly innocent search terms keep me up late at night: guess how much i love you At first, I assumed this was a random search, but I found it more satisfying to convince myself I had a secret admirer.  Secret admirer, guessing how much I love you is pretty hard without knowing who you […]

The Search Engine Oracle Keeps on Speaking

August 1, 2011


Every search term tells a story.  As I explained in my previous posts, Search Engine Oracle one and two, I like to imagine the circumstances that inspire these searchers to rush to a search engine seeking advice.  What happened to this searcher earlier in the day? what do you say when someone tells you that someone […]

A Trip Down Memory Lane

July 18, 2011


If you ask for directions to my home I’ll always tell you to turn onto my street from the main road on the east.   I would never tell you to take the road from the west because I can’t remember the street name, even though I’ve lived here for six years. Scientists believe Internet […]

The Search Engine Oracle Has Spoken

April 30, 2011


Bloggers receive a list of search terms that lead viewers to their sites.  I assume most people who find my site through a search engine did not find what they were looking for because I have a lot of posts offering satirical advice.  If fifty search engine viewers come to the site each day,  I […]