Google: Verb or Noun?

I was just thinking of a conversation that I had with my sister recently. I had asked her what the weather forecast was for the week (it’s good to at least try to prepare and plan ahead!) and she said she would “google it.” To me, her choice of wording was interesting. About a decade ago, people only used the internet search engine “Google” as a noun (as in, “I will look it up on Google”). Nowadays, it is accepted to say “I’ll google it” using the word ‘google’ as a verb, not only as a noun. I wanted to find out more about this phenomenon, so I “googled” it. 🙂 Continue reading