Speegle Serves Up Verbal Search Results
Tired, watery eyes? Unable to focus? All googled out?
Try Speegle, the wonderful search engine that will read your search results while you rest your tired orbs. You can even choose between a female voice and either of two male voices.
Harlan Ellison wrote about a talking pamphlet in one of his short stories from Ellison Wonderland. Madge Rubichek had acquired a do-it-yourself murder kit to rid herself of a troublesome husband; she was unprepared when the instructions spoke to her:
"Uh, where are you?" Madge asked nervously.
"Where am I where? the pamphlet responded in confusion.
"Yes, precisely," she responded.
"Dear Purchaser, you are perplexing me," the pamphlet cried. "If you wish to carry forward smartly to the objective for which this Kit was designed, please do not strain my conversational and analytical faculties."
As far as Speegle goes, I was just trying to think of which search terms would bring up the kind of words that you, dear reader, would like to hear from a soothing female (or male) voice - but I think I'll leave that to you as an exercise ;)
Found in the The Red Ferret Journal; try Speegle.
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