Computer Tips - Can I use Google (or any search engine) as a spellchecker?
Q. Can I use Google (or any search engine) as a spellchecker?
(OK, nobody has really asked this)
A. When you don't know how to spell a word you can look it up in
an (online) dictionary or you can look up the possible spellings
in a search engine. For example:
Gets 514 thousand hits
Gets 831 million hits
Looks like the winner.
Of course, this assumes that most people spell things correctly.
The site http://www.googlefight.com automates this.
(Arg, I have to say that googlefight is yet another site I thought of
but then figured: nobody would want that.)
Or, here's a good real dictionary: