Google (v.), Bing (v.)

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Fri Jan 22 06:33:53 UTC 2010

My latest Word Routes column, a followup to our Word of the Decade
vote, is on the verbification of Google and Bing:

I link to a July 8, 1998 post by Larry Page on the Google-Friends
list, which ends with "Have fun and keep googling!"

This antedates the first cite in the current OED draft entry (a Usenet
post from Oct. 1999). Wikipedia's got it:

--Ben Zimmer

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