Google is so darn big, a simple typo can turn any search into something else. Like, my “Spring Break” analytics project can turn into the “Sprint Break” project.
Or, once I had an intern who turned in a news story with a quote about throwing someone in the “who’s cow.” Hey, hoosegow does sound a little like who’s cow, right? And Google affirmed uses of the phrase.
Craziest example was when a friend was trying to talk about the Hmong people and for some reason thought they were called “People of the Moo.” I tried a bunch of variations of search, ending up with a serious of books about extraterrestrials, before I finally figured out what he was talking about.
How about you? Have any funny search engine error examples?