On 09/07/09 22:43, Gerard Cunningham wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-06-28 at 20:25 +0100, David De La Harpe Golden wrote:
>> Gerard Cunningham wrote:
>>> For the record, google was a word before the search engine came along.
>>> I remember learning it one Christmas when I was about eight, courtesy of
>>> the Guinness Book of Records.
>>>>>>>>> You may be thinking of googol.
>>>>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Googol>>>> Actually, it's been claimed that's what Google meant to use, but they
>> couldn't spell:
>>>>http://graphics.stanford.edu/~dk/google_name_origin.html>>>>> I remember the spelling as Google, but then again, maybe I can't spell
Google was a word down here, where we get the blaas.
It meant ya were gawking at a wan, with a wayward eye.
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