Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A Hogofogo, as I understand it, denotes a sort of rustic clown in some Balkan cultures, a bumpkin.
At least that's my impression. But it was also the name of the suave villain in "Lemonade Joe" -- the guy whose name sends a murmur of fear & admiration through the crowd in the saloon -- "Ho-go-FO-go?!"
Now, I'm not sure where this is going, but there's an antique unblog floating about in the ether called Hogofogo. the full citation is
And on this unblog one finds a single entry from AD 2006 entitled "Testovaci."
One wonders how many millions of these artifacts are out there floating in the ether. Somebody puts up a title and goes "testing, testing," before deciding this blogging thing isn't 4 him, and closing the door 4 ever.
& How many more blogs are winging about aimlessly with no posts -- ø, zip, none -- such as http://www.briney.blogspot.com ?
This is the stuff of internet archaeology -- not a shovel-ready science. It does raise some interesting questions, however.