Where do you go when you need a fast answer?


A few minutes ago my wife asked me how many ounces are in a pint?  How many are in a cup?

I never cook and seldom use weight measurements for anything – except when I blush at my morning weigh-ins – however my scale is digital and uses decimals.

Where did I go?

I went to www.ask.com.

I typed in “how many ounces are in a cup” and the same question for a pint.  What was particularly interesting is the response:

 You can see it here, but I’ll describe it below:

The first thing it told me was the actual answer – not a list of confusing search results.  Then it gave me a very nice list of relevant websites.

I highly recommend ask.com for quick answers.  I usually try wikipedia.org for more involved questions.  Google last.



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