. . . deep in the grip of winter. Nice to know that I'm not the only one freezing.
Today is one of the many "binary days" we will be having this year, when the date is composed only of "1's" and "0's." 1/10/10. Tomorrow, too (1/11/10). Enjoy! We'll be periodically having these this year and next until 11/11/11.
But that's not what I want to talk about. Google word searches, and the suggestions they offer, reveal a lot about what is on people's minds. It's a glimpse into the collective subconscious. I want to know, then, what it says about us that when I type the word "why" into Google, I get these suggestions: