Saturday, December 06, 2008

Let Me Google That For You

If you've ever been asked a question that can easily be Googled, there's a new website that will help you answer your friend's question and make him feel like a complete moron at the same time. (Friendship WIN!)

Let Me Google That For You was created by Jim Garvin and Ryan McGeary as a way to show people how to answer questions that could be answered if they only knew the name of the most popular search engine in the universe.

"'Let me Google that for you' is something I think most people in the IT field have had to say to someone they were frustrated with," Garvin wrote in an email to LA Times blogger Mark Milian. "For me and a few people I know, it happens with regular frequency."

You can see a little LMGTFY sample and find out what the original capital of Indiana was. (Hint: It wasn't Indianapolis.)

Thanks, Mr. Obvious. You're a life saver.

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1 comment:

  1. Very funny! I was just talking to my wife about how visitors to my websites come through google,, and other search engines immediately after I have give my business card to someone. My business cards have the URL prominently displayed on them. So (here comes Mr. Obvious) they type the URL into Google (or other) and hit enter, then they click the link presented. Kind of opposite to what you're talking about, but just as thoughtless.


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