St. Louis is
second worldwide in searches for "apple pie" to Rochester, N.Y., which
is second in "hot dogs" to Chicago, a city of other unhealthy
appetites. Indeed, the city that has devoted more of its Google searches to
"sex" in 2006 than any other American municipality is Elmhurst, Ill.,
the Chicago suburb in which I was born.
this prevailing prurience, my parents quickly moved me to Minneapolis, No. 1
this year in a more wholesome pastime: "softball leagues."
Google can forecast calamities. With the British Open just a week away in
England, it is worth noting that the London suburb of Brentford is the No. 6
searcher for people interested in "streakers" and the No. 1 searcher
worldwide for " Viagra." We can only pray that never the twain shall
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