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Does Yahoo Have A Sense Of Humor?

Last updated on February 27, 2022

I ran across this little funny today while searching for something on Presearch.

I hate to admit it, but I was searching for Vista Print to see about some business cards and my ancient brain made me type “Alta Vista” into the search box.

Anyway, Alta Vista was a popular search engine back before Google hit the scene and sort of took over the world. Yahoo! bought Alta Vista in 2003 and here we are today, 19-years later and the search description for Alta Vista is;

Will be right back… Thank you for your patience. Our engineers are working quickly to resolve the issue.

That’s actually pretty funny.

Anyway, I just wanted to share that with you. Now back to looking into business cards. I’m thinking something like, “The personal blog of Brian D. Hawkins – because I have a lot to say.

A couple of runners-up were:

The Truth May Set You Free, but
I’m Going To Hurt Your Feelings


I am the most quoted person on my blog.

Bye now, Brian

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Brian D. Hawkins is a late-blooming thought leader in his mind. So please don't disturb his happy thoughts. It's all he has.

Brian D. Hawkins has been a blogger for over twenty years, having written thousands of public articles on dozens of websites. He currently blogs for and his personal blog at

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