Grace Lavigne

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    • Organization:American Metal Market
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    Holidays, Lawn Decorations, Emoticons: My Favorite Queries of the Week

    Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:09 PM [Favorite Queries]
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    What do the holidays, lawn decorations and emoticons have in common? They all made my list of favorite queries this week:

    Surviving the Holidays. Really hard eggnog.

    Combating Indoor Air Pollution. Open a window.

    Holiday Shopping Safety. Wear a helmet.

    How to Squeeze in Fitness Over the Holidays. Eat cookies really fast.

    Foods Named After Places. Next week: Places Named After Foods.

    Worst Career Advice That Sounds Like Good Advice. "Just do it."

    Best Questions Asked by Interviewees During the Job Interview. "Are we done here?"

    Workflow and Printers. Why does it say "paper jam" when there is no paper jam?!

    Are You an Extreme/Outrageous Holiday Lawn Decorator? I have a 12-foot gnome in the front yard.

    Emoticons in Business Emails. Guilty ;-)

     

    *Publication names have been omitted to protect the innocent.

    What were some of your favorite queries this week? Did they make this list?

    Prison, Prohibition, Foreign Films: My Favorite Queries of the Week

    Friday, November 4, 2011, 11:16 AM [Favorite Queries]
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    What do prison, Prohibition and foreign films have in common? They all made my list of favorite queries this week:

     

    Prohibition-Themed Cocktails. The Alc Capone.

    Shop-Til-You-Drop Travel Packages. It beats burning money for warmth.

    California's Solution to Prison Overcrowding. A catapult pointed towards the Pacific Ocean.

    Ten Things to Be Thankful for When It Comes to Your Insurance. All of your fingers.

    How to Explain Occupy Wall Street to Kids. Money *can* buy happiness.

    Women Who Lie. And the men who don't notice.

    Netflix's Public Image. Elmo getting stoned.

    U.S. Remakes of Foreign Films. Michael Bay presents: "The Bicycle Thief."

    13 Oddest Phobias. Arachibutyrophobia, the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

    When Did the Hipster Trend Start? I thought hipsters were hipsters before they were hipsters?

     

    *Publication names have been omitted to protect the innocent.

    What were some of your favorite queries this week? Did they make this list?

    Hangovers, Window Shopping, Zit Pus: My Favorite Queries of the Week

    Friday, October 21, 2011, 9:29 AM [Favorite Queries]
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    What do hangovers, window shopping and zit pus have in common? They all made my list of favorite queries this week:

     

    Must-Buys Before You Bring Home Your New Cat. Backup couches and window shades.

    Fear: What It Is, Different Types. Running out of handi-wipes at just the wrong time.

    Life Insurance and Extreme Sports. What about board insurance?

    Dating the Job Hunt. I guess "Kissing Your Boss" wasn't an appropriate title.

    Emotions in the Workplace. Why can't we just learn to be machines already?

    How Food Affects Mood. This dude eats some food, it gets chewed, then he's rude.

    Dressing for Safety. One pant leg at a time -- no jumping!

    The end to window shopping. With this economy, it might just be the beginning.

    How to Be Fearless in the Kitchen. But still cut the onions with your eyes closed.

    Easing Hangover Symptoms. Hair of the dog!

    At What Speed Does Zit Pus Travel When Popped? EW!

     

    *Publication names have been omitted to protect the innocent.

    What were some of your favorite queries this week? Did they make this list?

    Neighbors, Brains, Vandalism: My Favorite Queries of the Week

    Friday, October 7, 2011, 11:33 AM [Favorite Queries]
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    What do neighbors, brains and vandalism have in common? They all made my list of favorite queries this week:

     

    How to Be a Nice Neighbor. Install high fences and maybe a moat.

    People Who've Sworn Never to Get Married/Remarried. New title: "Happy People."

    Emotional Support Dogs. Isn't this redundant?

    Effect of Video Games on the Teen Brain. "We promise not to dissect them."

    The Occupy Wall Street Movement: How's It Spreading? A funny little thing called "the Internet."

    Binge Drinking and College Students. Where is the "news" in this?

    Arguing With Teens. A no-win situation.

    Medieval Cultural Historians. Best title EVAR!

    Signs You're Micromanaging and How to Stop. Are you reading this over someone's shoulder?

    Preventing and Dealing With Graffiti/Vandalism in Schools: Pre-graffiti the walls.

     

    *Publication names have been omitted to protect the innocent.

    What were some of your favorite queries this week? Did they make this list?

    Criminals, Honeymoons, Dogs: My Favorite Queries of the Week

    Friday, September 30, 2011, 11:21 AM [Favorite Queries]
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    What do criminals, honeymoons and dogs have in common? They all made my list of favorite queries this week:

     

    Keeping Your Dog Happy and Safe While You're Out. Leave "Animal Planet" on TV.

    Joints Predicting the Weather. Does this mean bongs can predict the future?

    Odds of an Ex-Offender Finding a Job Where He Committed Murder. Umm… zero, right?

    How to Stay Safe During a Riot. Pretend you're a zombie to get past the horde.

    Climate Change and Urban Farming. Next week: Climate Change and Arctic Farming.

    How to Make a Stay-at-Home Honeymoon Special. Move to Hawaii.

    Last Meal for Death-Row Criminals. The Pizza Royale: A pie with extra caviar and gold shavings, served on a diamond platter.

    How to Politely Decline a Holiday Office-Party Invitation. Threaten to quit if attendance is mandatory.

    Barbers and Hair Salons That Offer Beer. So that's how they get the kids to stop crying…

    Transforming What You Have Into Halloween Decorations. AKA what my mom does every year.

     

    *Publication names have been omitted to protect the innocent.

    What were some of your favorite queries this week? Did they make this list?


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