Ah, what might have been

Silicon Alley Insider says that Bing was almost named Bang.  Bing was probably a better choice. As the story mentions: “Most people don’t want to say they ‘banged Obama’s dog‘ when they look for Bo Obama on the Internet.”(Disclaimer: that link is the first time I’ve ever used Bing. As a confirmed Googler, I feel….unclean. Must cleanse keyboard.)