One of my favorite uses of Google is as a dictionary.
I don’t need it so much as spell-checker–it fulfills that role too–but if I want to look up the definition of a word, or make sure I’m using it in context, I turn to Google.
Well actually, I turned to Answers.com–which used to supply the definitions if I clicked on the top right link in the search results:
It’s no coincidence that I used the word “screwed” in the above screen capture. That’s what Answers.com will likely be, now that Google has decided that those links should go to its own dictionary: