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Google Hits

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24, 2011 |

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A favorite amusement of mine is looking at the Google Searches that led to my blog. Surely I’m not the only one who does this. Right? Anyway, some of the hits make total sense.

For example, I get a surprising number of hits for “patience vs. waiting” (surprising that so many people look that up). With a blog post titled “Waiting vs. Patience” I come up as the first hit. That makes sense. Every now and then I get a hit for “double-jointed thumbs.” Okay, I’ve touted mine enough that I can see the connection. And “what are the two squiggly lines on my license plate.” Yup, with my license plate fetish, no questions there. And just so you know, I have no idea about the squiggly lines. Sorry to the next guy (or girl) who ends up here.

But how in the heck did my blog come up after this query: “where do you look at Christmas lights in Sumner”? . . . Oh wait. “SumNer” instead of “SumMer.” Still, I can’t repeat the results. They must have been on page 20 of the results or something.

And another: “things said that make you laugh.” While I’m flattered that would lead someone to my blog (he he), I can’t duplicate that either.

Another hit came from a search for “hilary mckay.” Yeah, I’m baffled, too.

How about “too many compliments sound fake.” So what is that saying? That I sound fake? I can’t believe Google would have the audacity to connect me to that! 😉 Oh yeah, this may just mean a future post on this very subject. Maybe.

Do you do this? And if so, what are the craziest search words that led to your blog?

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