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    Default My bit of randomness for the night - gewgle.com

    I just discovered www.gewgle.com
    Why would google bother to purchase that domain name? Because it sounds so similar to google?

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    Why don't you Gewgle it dude?
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    If you intentionally misspell google.com you'll find either:
    1) Advertising domains just hoping to get a few hits from google typos (there are a lot if you think about how many millions/billions of hits google gets); or
    2) Domains google has bought to prevent this, because it's annoying.

    I'm sure that's what's happening here.


    Alternatively, because that's a somewhat implausible typo, it may also be to protect their name against similar sites-- they don't want someone else creating a website called "Gewgle Search Engine".

    There have been a few non-Google Google-related sites that have had issues. One is Yahoogle, but that appears to be completely offline now.
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    I know there was originally a site with that domain, but I believe it was related to dragons, not search engines.
    I was curious why they would do it...

    From what you said Daniel, I'd say it's just them protecting their turf by buying all the names that sound similar...

    Curiouser and curiouser...

    P.s. John - what?
    P.p.s What's happend to the skype button? It's gone and been replaced with "Send a message via Skype to keyboard1333"

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    why not gooogle it?
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    Haha, that's hilarious, although I don't know why.
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    that's freakin' cool.

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