It has been several years since the verb “to google” was added to the English dictionary. According to Wikipedia,
It was officially added to the Oxford English Dictionary on June 15, 2006, and to the eleventh edition of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary in July 2006.
However, Gmail’s own spellchecker shows the word “googled” as a spelling error. Check out the following screenshots:
Look at the alternatives it is proposing. Go ogled?
And here is the screenshot from Merriam Webster:
Also, according to Wikipedia, there is an older meaning of the verb “google” listed in Oxford English Dictionary — to bowl a googly (in cricket). A googly is the cricket equivalent of a baseball’s curveball.
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