Charmed by her internet manners, Twitter users have shared Jonson’s tweet over 31,000 times as of writing. Jonson later told the BBC that his grandmother thought a human might be responding to requests on the search engine.

Google gave Ashworth what she was looking for within a fraction of a second: MCMXCVIII is 1998. But six days later, a special human-generated message arrived for her too.

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