Heard on the Hill

Query Us Behavior: Business as (Un)usual Edition

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With sweet, sweet recess effectively over thanks to all the “do we/don’t we blow Syria to smithereens” tug-of-war gripping the Capitol, it's time again to get a feel for what’s on the minds of those who seek solace in the loving arms of HOH.

As with previous plunges into the murky depths of Web search phraseology, we’ve taken a look back at the cryptic questions and half-baked theories that led inquiring minds into our neck of the virtual woods over the past week:

(Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)

(Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)

  • Drunk intern + paul ryan (oh, unrequited love)
  • jokes about a committee (The pope, a rabbi and the Dalai Lama walk into the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee …)
  • roll call chants (Buy more papers!?!?!?!)
  • the half brother (Pretend to be a cop ONE TIME and you’re forever the black sheep)
(CQ Roll Call archives)

(CQ Roll Call archives)

  • hoh egg comments (no clue what this is about, but hope we didn’t ruffle any feathers)
  • how to prepare a mobbed (fuhgeddaboudit)
  • man on sticks (totally stumped)
  • adult bookstore blogs (browsing history: purged)
(CQ Roll Call archives)

(CQ Roll Call archives)

  • climb on a boat (ex-Rep. Clay Shaw, R-Fla., must need a refresher)
  • con0 tea games (no time for games on this hard-hitting beat)
  • omg pics caught on street (WTF? You think that’s what we do #FML)
  • hcg diet fertility (because you should all take procreating advice from gossip columnists)
(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

  • what month is the rainiest (Buck up, camper! Allow HOH to be your ray of sunshine every day)