Schachter's Hypothesis

Schachter's Hypothesis

(World-Wide Web)
The observation that "Given two unrelated technical terms, an Internet search engine will retrieve only r?sum?s". This was first formulated by Joshua Eli Schachter in about 1998, while poring over the uniformly irrelevant pages that resulted from a search he'd run on "+Perl +MAPI" in Altavista.