THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT GOOGLE – Marilyn Armstrong
I woke up this morning with an earworm. Not your normal earworm. Mine was a 1920s earworm. It was a song my mother sang often and for once, she actually got the words right. Ask any member of my family and they will assure you: my mother never ever remembered the words to any song — except this one. She would sing words from other songs to whatever melody was bouncing around in her head.
So I get up this morning and this is what I’m hearing, but without the scratches:
And by golly, the words I had in my head were dead on. Next, the obvious question arises:
How did Google get its name? – Mobilis In Mobile
The mysterious mysteries of the Internet!
You may have read this kind of “official answer: “Google derived its name from the word “googol”, a term coined by then nine-year-old Milton Sirotta, nephew of the American mathematician Edward Kasner. … Google was named after Barney Google.”
Barney Google – The History
But will you ever feel the same way about Google again? I bet you won’t! And it all began with an early morning earworm!
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