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This morning I read an article on copyright laws in which the origin of the word “pirate” was discussed. I doubted the given etymology was correct, so I did what I do: Google.

To my surprise, instead of getting to my first choice for such searches, Google gave me the answer directly. Here is Google’s answer and my expected answer right below.

I immediately started trying other words.

Then I realized there was an arrow to expand the information. Look at all the cool stuff!

Definitions, historic data, options for translations, antonyms, synonyms, usage examples…

A word geek’s dream. A fun way to learn.

I hope teachers make good use of this.


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