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The Google Alphabet

Since Google introduced the Instant Search feature we now automatically see the most likely search query based on the words we enter and it is pretty good for the end user and usuallyt guesses the search correctly and saves you filling in the entire query.

Can you predict what Google would use as the first word from a single letter?
The Google Alpahabet, in the UK if you start to type in a single letter here are the results.

a Argos
b BBC
c Currys
d Debenhams
e eBay
f Facebook
g Google
h Hotmail
i ITV
j John Lewis
k KFC
l Lloyds
m MSN
n Next
o O2
p PayPal
q Quidco
r Rightmove
s Sky
t Tesco
u UCAS
v Virgin
w Weather
x Xbox
y YouTube
z Zara

I admit I got a lot of them wrong, for example the letter “L” I thought would be Lotto or Linkedin, the same on the letter “I” – I started thinking of iTunes or IKEA! Then we see the telecommunicatiobns company O2 beat Orange just by typing in the letter O into Google.