Category Archives: Etymology

Googolplex

In 1938, Edward Kasner’s nine-year-old nephew, Milton Sirotta, coined the term googol, which is 10100, then proposed the further term googolplex to be “one, followed by writing zeroes until you get tired”. I propose we let 9 year olds write the next dictionary. via Googolplex – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Logophilia

Noun logophilia (uncountable) The love of words and word games. I looked this up. How apt. (All three definitions.) logophilia – Wiktionary.

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