“Ha, sorry guys, no titties here.”
~AffotD Editor-in-Chief, Johnny Roosevelt
Running a website dedicated to Americanness in all of its makingupnessofwordsness forms is a lot like being God. You wield total power (not only can we delete your comments if we don’t like them, we can edit the text of your comment to make you seem stupid), you are totally in charge of what people can see, and most people don’t have a clue if you exist or not. Do we let this power go to our head? Oh, absolutely.
But there’s another aspect to maintaining AFFotD that you might not immediately assume—when you find our website through a google search, it lets us know what you searched for that led you to read our website. A lot of the times, it’s not anything that’s particularly surprising. For example, our most searched item is “Popcorn Sutton” because we wrote an article about Popcorn Sutton that had some, well, less than ideal writing decisions, but people finding our site searching that name, that just makes sense. Additionally, we’ve had over 2,000 people find our page searching for “ugly cow” because we once wrote an article that had a picture of an ugly cow. Google is not nearly as sophisticated as all their algorithm talk would have you believe.
“Ha, that cow is CRAZY!”
Naturally, people will use odd and occasionally sketchy search terms that somehow leads to them stumbling onto our site. These search engine hits generally range from “very strange” to “ha ha ha ha oh man y’all search for boobs a lot, you’re going to be really pissed off when you click that link and end up staring at a grizzly bear toting a shotgun.” Today, we’re going to focus on some of the weirder terms we’ve run into.
AFFotD’s Strangest Search Engine Hits