A couple of cunning humorists happen upon the same notion: What if Google was founded in the pre-Internet era, when search queries would have been handled by the predominate communications medium of the day -- snail mail? Check out the Google Search request form and query postcard, available at quality libraries near you (during the Nixon administration).
Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger -- amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can also follow him on his personal blog.