Nan is polite to Google thinking it's a person

An 86-year-old Nan says 'please' and 'thank you' to search engine Google believing a person is doing the work

Nan is polite to Google thinking it's a person

An 86-year-old grandmother is polite in Google searches as she believes she is writing to a person.

May Ashworth's grandson, Ben John, came across his grandparent's Google history and shared a picture of it on social media.

He said: "I asked my Nan why she used 'please' and 'thank you' and it seemed she thinks that there is someone - a physical person - at Google's headquarters who looks after the searches."

Ben tweeted the image and it got re-tweeted over 11,000 times.

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