29th January, 12:43 am Jan 29th

"Google Whack" is my new favourite game. It's pretty easy to understand, but hard to do well:

1 choose two words in the english language 2 type them in to google (together) 3 if you get more than one match, go back to step one 4 search for each word individually, and note the number of hits 5 multiply the two numbers to get your score (low is better)

my best is "disembowel gorgonzola" disembowel has 8160 matches and gorgonzola has 77,500, so my score is 8160 x 77,500 = 632,400,000

can you get lower? remember, when put into google together, they must match once (and only once).

This was posted on Tuesday 29th January, 2002 at 12:43 am Pacific.

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