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Answers.com

About Answers.com

Answers.com is a free, ad-supported, reference search service, created to provide you with instant answers on over a million topics. As opposed to standard search engines that serve up a list of links for you to follow, Answers.com displays quick, snapshot answers with concise, reliable information. Our editors take our content from over 100 authoritative encyclopedias, dictionaries, glossaries and atlases, carefully chosen for breadth and quality. For ultimate convenience, install 1-Click AnswersTM software, and click on any word in any document on your screen for “Answers at your Fingertips”.

Answers.com is the next-generation product of the GuruNet Corporation, which leverages its patented “Answer Engine” technology to bring instant answers to millions of internet users around the globe. Thousands of dedicated fans have submitted terrific feedback over the years, and Answers.com is the result of their suggestions and requests.

Founded in 1999 by Bob Rosenschein, GuruNet Corporation is traded on the American Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “GRU“. Visit our corporate site for GuruNet Investor Relations.

5 Great Reasons to Use Answers.com

1. The right tool for the right query.
Search engines are terrific when you’ve got a complex request; if you are trying to recall, say, the name of a Victorian Scottish woolen bonnet*, there’s probably a page out there that you can dig up. But if you need to know what pie in the sky means, when Benjamin Franklin was born, or whether Aeschylating is a cromulent word, a search engine isn’t your best bet. You need a FREE one stop reference tool.

2. Nothing beats the speed of 1-Click AnswersTM.

We’re more than just a website. Once you download 1-Click AnswersTM, you’ll have Answers at your fingertips from whatever program you’re using:

The Old Way
1. Open Your Browser
2. Go to a search engine
3. Type in search terms
4. Hit ‘Go’
5. Read the list
6. Choose a link, click on it
7. Were you lucky? You’re done!
8. Otherwise, click Back and repeat from step 5

The 1-Click AnswersTM Way
1. Alt-Click on word(s)
2. Read your answer

3. Who needs overload? links
Even a simple question can get you complex answers from a search engine. Nobody – but nobody – needs 8,630,400 pages that mention DNA. We save you time by providing a topic-based snapshot answer rather than thousands of pages that contain your word in some context.

4. You can count on us
Reliability, not popularity, is the criterion for our answers. Answers.com contains only up-to-date, accurate definitions and explanations from authoritative sources like Houghton-Mifflin, Columbia University Press, Merriam Webster, MarketWatch, Investopedia and Who2. In addition, you can trust your children with Answers.com content, eliminating the need to do research in potentially out-of-date or unsafe sites on the Web.

5. Bigger, broader, more dynamic than any encyclopedia
Our topics range from law to poetry, from finance to nutrition, from culinary terms to mythology. No need to bookmark separate sites for cross-discipline reference.

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* it’s a Glengarry

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