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The verb you should hate

Watch out! A mega-zillionaire company’s lawyers might be coming after you. Do you “Google?” details Google’s lawyers’ thoughts that we the public shouldn’t use “Google” as a verb. Give me a break, has any company ever successfully fought off John and Jane Public from using their name as a verb?

The answer is “Yes, I google.” All the time. Sometimes even in public. That sounds dirtier than it is. Except to Google’s lawyers.