Christmas is here and it’s almost time to say goodbye to the year of 2018.
It’s been a year of Royal weddings, a long heatwave and football nearly coming home.
There is nothing that gives more of an insight into what goes through our heads than our Google search history.
Google has become our go-to general knowledge bank, our doctor, our relationship counsellor and even where we go if we’re having an existential crisis.
The search engine probably knows us better than our own friends and family.
The knowledge search engines can give us especially comes in handy during the Christmas season.
While some people just want Brexit explained to them in plain terms, other search queries are more odd.
Pace Communications took a look at some of the most random things Brits have Googled this year for Daily Star Online.
“Google is often the first place people go with their weird and wonderful questions and 2018 has been no exception”
Shaun Wyatt – Pace Communications Digital Manager
Shaun Wyatt, Pace Communications Digital Manager, said: “Google is often the first place people go with their weird and wonderful questions and 2018 has been no exception.
“The internet doesn’t always have the answers but it will listen to all of our questions without laughing.”
In a year dominated by Brexit debate and end of the world theories, Brits felt the need to search for the answer to the question: “Are we doomed?”.
Wanting to know more about our Prime Minister, Brits also wanted to know the answer to whether Prime Minister Theresa May can drive a car.
This year KFC had a supply crisis which left the nation desperate for a chicken fix.
Crisis or not, KFC fans were quick to forgive, finding themselves Googling “Why is KFC so good?”.
Following one of the hottest summers ever in the UK, Brits ignored advice to cover up and slap on sunscreen.
Many Brits found themselves asking Dr Google: “Can you get sunburn on your willy?”
We had the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – and eventually a Royal baby announcement.
The news that the Queen’s grandson’s wife was expecting caused people to investigate: “Will the Royal baby have ginger hair?”
Some of the weirdest questions you have Googled this year are timeless classics.
Eduard Chilcos, Digital and Insights Consultant at Bottle, has compiled a list of them for Daily Star Online.
1. What would dinosaur meat taste like?
2. Are there naturally spicy animals?
3. How does olive oil lose its virginity?
4. When I’m elderly will I find other elderly people hot?
5. Does my neighbour fancy me?
6. Who should I vote for?
7. Is it weird for Conservatives to like Star Trek?
8. Why does sneezing feel so good?
9. Does my bum look 40?
10. Will poop dissolve on its own?
11. Why is biting your bottom lip considered sexy but biting your top lip is weird?
12. What if one of our internal organs got itchy?
13. What’s on the other side of our belly button?
14. What should I do with my life?
15. Why does Fortnite exist?
16. Does my rabbit like me?
17. Do dogs know that clothes are not part of our bodies?
18. Does my dog think I’m barking when I cough?
19. Why do printers still suck?
20. Does a straw have two holes or one hole?