Subject: Re: Googol
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 1998 14:30:44 -0500
From: Alex Bogomolny
Thanks for writing.
It is said that the word was invented by a 9 year old nephew of Dr Edward Kasner. This is mentioned in a couple of places. One: The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Numbers by David Wells.
All the best,