Google is a reverse word look-up, Tip of the Tongue Tool

October 5, 2007 at 3:28 pm Leave a comment

Ever forget a word, or the name of a book or movie, or an actor in a movie where you can’t remember the name of either the actor or the movie….but you can describe it pretty well?

I’ve used Google to find things on the tip of my tongue by adding several descriptive terms to the search.

A could not for the life of me remember the word ‘altruism’

Found it, first hit with:

doing something nice no reward definition type of person word philanthropy

Awesome

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Entry filed under: feed my pet brain, information literacy.

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