[Ads-l] to drunk-Google [Re: another one for the files]
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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:
i was drunk googling trying to find that insane site Mani found years ago with the terrifying dog outfits.
2. April 26, 2006
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
Mega Robo Thunder Phone Query - Drunk Googling?
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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 =
> 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 =
>> On Oct 6, 2015, at 12:56 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "I can ride horseback" isn't clear enough, I guess.
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