TITLE: I Gotta Get More Famous...
AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford
DATE: July 25, 2012 4:09 PM
a check of Google search suggestions for his name. Now, Duncan's
a well known guy in a certain corner of the technical world, but
he didn't even crack the top six:
A spell-corrected "dunkin donuts" did, though. Ha.
Hey, why not try "Eugene"? Until 1970, it was a much more common
first name for boys than "Duncan":
I'll bet you didn't know that Eugene had ever been so popular!
Alas, since 1930, it has been in steady decline. Duncan, on the
other hand, has been on the rise since 1970 and passed Eugene in
2000. I haven't grabbed 2010 data to update my
app, but I'm sure the recent trajectories have continued.
Eugene, Oregon, is my Duncan Hines.
I don't make my first appearance in the top ten until we get to
One more letter vaults me near the top of the list:
Finally, we add an 'i' and push the pesky Eugene Wallace off his
throne. Indeed, I begin to dominate:
Even so, my blog barely nudges past Mr. Wallace. I am so unpopular
that Google would rather believe users have misspelled his name
than believe they are looking for my Twitter page.
I think I'd better start working on my legacy.