Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system


Forgot your password?

Seven Words You Can't Say On Google Instant 257

Posted by timothy
from the cockney-slang-works-fine dept.
theodp writes "Back in 1972, Georgle Carlin gave us the Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television. Thirty-eight years later, Valleywag reports on The Definitive List of Words Google Thinks Are Naughty. You've probably noticed how the new Google Instant tries to guess what you're searching for while you type — unless it thinks your search is dirty, in which case you'll be forced to actually press ENTER to see your results. Leave it to the enterprising folks at 2600 to compile an exhaustive list of words and phrases Google Instant won't auto-search for."

Comment: Re:Police State (Score 1) 289

by Davidis (#26781769) Attached to: UK Government Plans 10-Year Database of Citizens' Travel
controlled as in to own one you need a license. these can be aquired if you do not have a criminal record and are a member of a gun club where you can learn to shoot them properly. The only other restriction is that the police know where you live and that you have a gun. This is a simmilar policy to that enacted by many US states. In addition to this we dont have daft rules which class a gun case as concealment.

Comment: Re:Opening TLDs (Score 2, Informative) 133

by Davidis (#26199001) Attached to: US Government Responds Harshly To ICANN gTLD Plans
uk actually fits better as that is what the country is known as. the United Kingdom or Great Britain and Ireland to give it its full title. Northern Ireland and the channel islands are included in the UK while GB excludes them. Ireland has its own separate TLD now but this only applies to southern Ireland.

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.