[Ads-l] to drunk-Google [Re: another one for the files]

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed Oct 7 01:58:30 UTC 2015


This is an awesome combination!

Looking at “drunk Googling”, I found a citation as far back as October 2005:

1. http://anchorbutt.blogspot.com/2005_10_01_archive.html
i was drunk googling trying to find that insane site Mani found years ago with the terrifying dog outfits.

2. April 26, 2006
http://exaltedkarpoozi.livejournal.com/10204.html
Better to write it and leave it posted online for you to stumble across while drunk-googling yourself when up too late with a sick child.

3. October 14, 2008
http://blog.thephoenix.com/BLOGS/sandbox/archive/2008/10/14/mega-robo-thunder-phone-query-drunk-googling.aspx
Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query - Drunk Googling?

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

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> Il giorno 6 ott 2015, alle ore 18:45, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> ha scritto:
> 
> 
> =46rom a 2014 novel, _Missing You_, by Harlan Coben; the protagonist has =
> apparently come across a dating site photo of her former fianc=C3=A9:
> 
> It had been eighteen years. She had drunk-Googled him a few times, but =
> there had just been a few old articles he'd written.=20
> 
> There aren't a whole lot of other instances of "to drunk-Google" (upper- =
> or lower-case G) that I could find by (sober-)googling, but perhaps =
> unsurprisingly one comes from an earlier (2008) Coben novel, _The =
> Woods_, although that time he must have felt he needed a full =
> explanation:
> 
> She knew that Paul was a door best left closed. But she had gotten =
> drunk=E2=80=94big surprise=E2=80=94and while some people =E2=80=9Cdrunk =
> dialed,=E2=80=9D Lucy had =E2=80=9Cdrunk Googled". =20
> 
> So we have "to butt-dial" and "to drunk-google" (not to mention "to =
> drunk-drive").  The real skill is butt-googling an ex-flame.  Takes =
> practice!
> 
> LH
> 
> =20
>> On Oct 6, 2015, at 12:56 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>> =20
>> "I can ride horseback" isn't clear enough, I guess.
>> =20
>> Youneverknow.
>> =20
>> --=20
>> -Wilson

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