Donate a World is an idea floated by students of the Miami Ad School where you can donate misspelled words in your browser to the UNICEF education program.
The act of searching your own name on Google is ego-surfing and if you come across people who share your name, they are called your googlegangers.
The Scunthrope problem, also known as the Clbuttic mistake, occurs when spam filters block e-mails because their text contains a string of letters that are shared by an obscene word.
CrossTips gives you quick hints whenever you’re stuck at a particularly difficult Crossword puzzle. You can search for all words by word length, and by specifying various letters in the word.
Regular search engines like Google are of little use when searching for English words while playing Scrabble or Hangman.
The T9 Text Input gives the 9 keys on a mobile phone the power of a full QWERTY keyboard but the system won’t suggest any of the slang terms.
Every year, hundreds of words are dropped from the dictionary to make room for new words. Lexicographers spend hours researching word usage and may drop words that have been completely neglected by the society.
Go to Google Suggest or Yahoo! Answers and you’ll find tons of people asking queries like ‘how to say [insert word here] in multiple languages.’ People want to know how to say Sorry, Hello, Love, Grandma and even the color Green in different languages.
Have you ever picked up the phone to call someone, only to realize that you didn’t know how to pronounce that person’s name? Have you ever read a name but had no clue how to say it? Is your name commonly mispronounced?
Tip of the Tongue: Find that word that you’ve been thinking about all day but just can’t seem to remember.
A Tachistoscope can display information (like text, images, etc) before your eyes for a very small amount of time (few milliseconds) to help you memorize stuff and also improve reading speed.
Like Wilfing (What Was I Looking For?), Pagewanker is another very interesting word to describe people who are too obsessed with the green Google PageRank slider on the Google Toolbar.