Muppets pop up on hot blog topics

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The economic stimulus package was the biggest topic in the blogosphere last week, but guess what else showed up? Some 6 percent of bloggers mentioned Sesame Street’s Muppet characters, according to a weekly survey by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism. After CNN posted a story from the archives of the Mental Floss blog, online writers began to ponder their own fave Muppets. As one wrote, “My nickname in middle school was Fozzy the Bear because I was always constantly telling bad jokes.”