Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 12th Dec 2012 22:03 UTC
Google A change to anything related to Google Search - the product so many of us rely on - is never going to go by unnotoced. This time around, Google has altered Image Search for US users to alter the way it handles that ever so important aspect of the web - adult content.
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RE[5]: About time
by UltraZelda64 on Sat 15th Dec 2012 10:13 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: About time"
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The words "bush" and "beaver" are also sometimes used to refer to the same thing (especially with the presence of pubes), but those words are used less often enough that you'll be more likely to see plants and furry little critters if you search for one of those. The number of humorous sexual slang terms that also have a more "proper" meaning is pretty high, and quite a few tend to be named after animals.

It goes the other way too. Hell, just look at the entire naming scheme of things as common as electrical cables and connectors/jacks. The "male" connector goes into the "female" receptacle. When the two genders are combined, they are "mated." The whole thing is hilarious. Now if that's not based on something perverted, then I don't know what is!

Whoever named those should've been awarded some kind of comedy award, especially for using such sexually-suggestive terms throughout the entire process of something that probably everyone is familiar with. It happens to be more technical than most people care to know about, so people never tend to complain about it either.

Edited 2012-12-15 10:21 UTC

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