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‘Google’ Is Now A Verb

July 6th, 2006

Google as verb 'Google' has been added to Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as a verb, just like what happened to 'Xerox' long time ago. I'm afraid that this will be a common sentence one day:

I used Yahoo to google for books.

I find it interesting to know the fact it has been accepted formally, although I've been using 'google' as a verb all the while.

Read: To Google or Not to Google

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3 Responses

gbyeow says:

More proof that google is evil. haha.

andrew says:

later froogle for shopping

EngLee says:


If Google is not evil now, I believe it would be very soon.


Froogle still have a long way to go. 🙂