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Re: Weird Google Searches
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2018, 10:09:47 PM »
I once ran afoul of our hospital computer system for googling information about nerve-sparing prostatectomies.  At the time it was a new procedure, and I was trying to find a template for the procedure for the contract transcriptionists.  However, I found myself barred from websites dealing with men's urology because of subjects that are discussed on those websites.  There were also some raised eyebrows over the fact that I had a link to in my shortcuts, but I handled documentation for the drug/alcohol rehab wing, and we mostly tee-totaling transcriptionists didn't know how to spell things like Stolichnaya vodka and what made up a "fuzzy navel."  And I wasn't about to ask the office party guy what a drink called a "screaming 0rgasm" was.   


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Re: Weird Google Searches
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2018, 01:45:59 PM »
Many years ago (before Google, so internet search but not Google search, and before the IMDB, which would have made a huge difference), a co-worker and I were trying to remember something about (either the year it was made or the cast) about Spike Lee's movie Jungle Love. She decided to do a search for the answer and only included the title (possibly that it was a movie, which didn't help), not the director.

I have never seen anyone close out of a browser that fast.

Did she type in Jungle Love or Jungle Fever? Because Jungle Fever is Spike Lee's movie and Jungle Love is.....something else, I'm guessing >:D

Jungle Love is a song by The Time -- although I'm guessing that's not what came up :D


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Re: Weird Google Searches
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2018, 03:41:46 PM »
Itís not a good thing to look up female stuff, either. Even "hysterectomy" and "prolapsed uterus" bring up porn. When I had breast cancer, I had learned go straight to CDC and Mayo Bros and Web MD first.

One time I wanted to do research on Wisconsin tourism and got male porn. I imagine that has been straightened our by now!