An 86-year-old British grandmother’s adorably polite Google search has gone viral thanks to her grandson, Ben.
May Ashworth of Liverpool, United Kingdom recently asked Google to “Please translate these roman numerals mcmxcviii thank you,” Her grandson Ben happened to open her laptop and see the hilarious Google search on the screen. Ben was so amused by the Google inquiry from his Polite Grandma that he took a screen shot and shared the following image and caption on his Twitter account:
Ultra Polite Grandma is Killing Google With Kindness
Omg opened my Nan’s laptop and when she’s googled something she’s put ‘please’ and ‘thank you’. I can’t 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/hiy2tecBjU
— Ben (@Push10Ben) June 9, 2016
Ben’s tweet (and his grandmother’s polite Google search) have received some very funny responses and attention from all over the globe! The tweet has be shared, retweeted, and viewed millions of times. This has been surprising to both Ben and his Nan! Of all the responses received regarding Ben’s tweet, the best response came from Google itself. We are happy to report that Ben’s Nan did in fact get the answer she was seeking!
Dearest Ben’s Nan. Hope you’re well. In a world of billions of Searches, yours made us smile. Oh, and it’s 1998.