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Why Is Google Called Google?

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The name 'Google' originated from a common misspelling of the word 'googol'.
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The word Google originated from a misspelling of the word googol which is a term for the number one followed by one hundred zeros. This name was picked to denote that this search engine wanted to offer huge quantities of information for people. The search engine originally ran using the domain google.stanford.edu under the Stanford University website.
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