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Larilyn’s Tip of the Week: Search Google Function

Has this ever happened to you?

You are having a conversation with your family, or perhaps watching a show, or you are just a generally inquisitive mind and you want to Google something.

So you open up your web browser and start your search.  Along the way, you find an article, and then a link to another article, or another page…..and before you know it.  WHAM.  
You’re down a rabbit hole.

Yeah.  Me neither.

Anyway….what I wanted to talk about is actually when you are in said rabbit hole and are reading previously mentioned article and you come across a word, or a phrase, or perhaps a name or event title – and you have clue what it means.
Context is no help.  Shouting to my husband to ask if he knows what it means yields no results.  I don’t really want to go down a second rabbit hole.  I’m kind of busy here.  However, I need to know.  

I could open a new tab and start a new Google search.  However, do you know what’s even faster?
Don’t be silly.  Roadrunners may be fast, but they can’t use technology.

Did you know that if you highlight the word/phrase/whatever it is and right click on what you highlighted, you can select the option to “Search Google”?  Or if you are on your iPhone, you can highlight the word and hit “Look Up”.  Same thing!

Swear.  Cross my heart, hope to die.

Now, this may not be the most amazing tip I’ve ever posted.  Or the most time saving.  But it is a tip.  And I bet you’ll try it!  Hey – every second you save adds up in the end, right?