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I'd like to find an old dictionary (say pre 1970) and look up "google." There is a math term that's similar, but it's spelled differently. The only use of "goggle" I can recall was comic strip character "Barney Google." Barney has the distinction of being the only US comic strip character to ever be written out of his own comic strip, replaced by "Snuffy Smith."

I know the math term, we used to have a "GoogalPlex" movie theatre here some decades ago- or was that a Simpsons episode, lol? It all blurs together. As I recall, a Googal is something like 10 to the hundredth power.

Barney Google predates the cartoon, which I remember from my youth. My grandmother used to sing the Barney Google song which dates to the 1920's, I believe. I found a recording on YouTube.

 
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I know the math term, we used to have a "GoogalPlex" movie theatre here some decades ago- or was that a Simpsons episode, lol? It all blurs together. As I recall, a Googal is something like 10 to the hundredth power.

Barney Google predates the cartoon, which I remember from my youth. My grandmother used to sing the Barney Google song which dates to the 1920's, I believe. I found a recording on YouTube.

In the early 60s we had a local TV host who sang along with that recording as the theme song for his afternoon cartoon show.
 

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"DId you meet him online?"

"Is the car fully charged?"

"Range anxiety"

"Bag for life"

"Greenwashing"

"CGI"

"QR code"

"Login"
I had to look a couple of those up, having never heard "range anxiety" or "greenwashing" previously.

I had a college classmate who met his future wife "in line" as they were queued up waiting to buy parking permits for the next school term.