The old Chinese saying “May you live in interesting times,” wished on people you do not like, has certainly come true this past year. Of course it could have been worse — much worse in fact. I learned today that there are approximately the same number dead in Afghanistan (civilians) as there were due to the September 11 events.
Here are links to the most searched terms in 2001. Note: all references to porn and other derring-do are not indexed by these companies.
Yahoo! Buzz Index – Overall Leaders
Lycos’ Web’s Most Wanted 2001
Most interesting of all:
Year-End Google Zeitgeist
2001 Searches The old Chinese