Town's "dirty" name gets it banned from search

A resident of Whakatane in New Zealand tried looking up his hometown on the local ISP's search site, only to have his searches rejected as obscene. This might not make sense unless you know that "wh" in Maori, the local Polynesian dialect, is pronounced like an "f" in English. The town's name has since been freed from Internet purgatory. read more...

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