WTF?! Who types ‘turkey baster soap storyline’ into Google?
Each Friday Polari shares its favourite WTF?! search terms from the last 7 days.
How do Googlers get to Polari using some of these search terms?
Here are our 7 favourite, and not so favourite, WTF?! search terms from this week…
eminem cd for christmas, my mom doesnt like rapping presents
Is this a Dad joke? I typed it into Google and was asked: “Did you mean: eminem cd for christmas, my mom doesn’t like wrapping presents”. At least the autocorrect has proved its mettle. Is Eminem still about? Does anyone care?
do men like madonna
Surely that should read “do straight men like Madonna?” Or is “straight” implied when no qualifier precedes the word man? Sadly that’s probably the case …
i’m just gonna freak you out by being so sexy, you’ll just want to dump your wife and run off with a man
Now that is specific. And if you Google it the only complete result is Polari’s 2009 interview with Patrick Wolf. Maybe it was a Google autosuggest, which is something I like to play with when avoiding work. Go on, type in “Justin Bieber is …”
turkey baster soap storyline uk
Is there no longer a depth to which the crass British soap opera will not plummet? Or would that be “into which” in this scenario?
v*gina of the wanton
See above? Or would there be a soap opera euphemism?
dont leave me this way nasty gay version
Is that nasty as in ‘not very nice’ or nasty as in ‘lewd and suggestive’?!? Or is it an alternative version for drag queens – just like there’s a nasty (nastier?) script for Showgirls?
searching for a cure to homosexuality charity
Oddly, when you type this into Google, the suggested charity is UNICEF. But rather wonderfully the first 10 results are against this sad little fantasy of people who have serious Issues. Yes, I’m talking about you Linda Harvey!