Ack! Too much reading, not enough writing!
For example: humanclock.com. Another big “wow.” I submitted a few photos; let’s see if they get added.
Common theme: collaborative efforts are where it’s at.
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- elvish discombobulation
- spiffier glassblowing
- unambiguous spiffiness
- fancying phraseologies
- assertively whinges
- tormenting sniveler
- sickened millihertz
- pulchritudinous millipede
[Note: some of these are not actually Googlewhacks, but they appeared to be at the time. Oops. -Jason]
As you might be able to tell, the idea is to find two words that result in exactly ONE match in Google’s database. No more, no less (“similar” listings don’t count). It’s a bit tricky, mildly fun, and somewhat pointlessly time-consuming. (But then, what isn’t?)
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What do these four people have in common?
I’ll tell you:
- At UW-Madison, we all lived in Detling. (When it was the “Honors House.”)
- We also all worked at the ARCH for significant periods of time.
- As indicated above, we all have websites.
I am at a loss for words.
This man, however, is not, especially when it comes to corruption in American government: Sherman Skolnick. Warning: not for the conservative or the extremely paranoid (it’ll just make things seem a lot worse).
[Did I mention James Lileks, humorist and writer extraordinaire?]
Sheesh, no wonder I don’t have time to write.