It starts off innocently enough: you Google a question you’re not sure about, and depending on the question, generally one of the first results to show up is from Yahoo! Answers. Most of us know to just skip right on past them — nothing but eye rolling and giggles come from them. But for some reason I clicked the first result. Yahoo! Answers is where terribly average or mediocre people can go to feel like very important experts on a topic. It’s a whole little sub-genre of society on there. Many questions are fake (“How do I breastfeed my husband?“) but then again, you can’t be sure because the 15 answers range from “YOU DON’T” to actual step-by-step instructions on how to breastfeed your husband.
Suddenly you realize an hour of your life has passed by you and you spent it with your brows furrowed and head tilted at the questions some people ask and sometimes even more surprised by the answers. It wasn’t to hard to gather up a few of the finest parenting inquiries available on Yahoo! Answers. I left feeling quite confident in my parenting ability and seriously wondering where these question-askers are in life. Are they my neighbor? Is it the checkout girl at the grocery store? IS IT MY COUSIN?
Keep reading for a peek into the somewhat strange and curious world of Yahoo Answers…
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