[ExI] time for a new word?

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Sun Apr 26 18:37:08 UTC 2009

At 11:24 AM 4/26/2009 -0700, Lee wrote:

>But "google" doesn't work

Yes it does. And is now very widespread usage. (I used it as a verb 
in a story published nine years ago.)

>since it's not generic

Neither is Kleenex, but do you reach for a Kleenex or a "multi-ply 
facial tissue"? Do you gulp down a Tylenol or an acetaminophen 
capsule? Even when you mean some cheapo store-brand in either case.

>(and something else feels wrong about it),


Damien Broderick

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