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GoogleThe internet is so taken aback by good manners that a tweet about a British grandma who used “please” and “thank you” as bookends to a Google search has achieved viral status.

We all have a family member who may be a little less tech-savvy, and May Ashworth, 86, appears to fit that bill. Her grandson, Ben, 26, tweeted a screen shot last week after he opened his “Nan’s” laptop and found she was speaking to Google as if the search engine was a real person.

“Please translate these roman numerals mcmxcviii thank you,” May had typed.

Ben told CNN that the attention on May was “utterly mad” — 32,000 retweets and 46,000 likes — but he said it was great that it seemed to be making people happy and “after the absolute atrocity in Orlando people need a reason to smile.”

Thursday he uploaded a picture with his “famous Nan.”

And Google even tweeted back with an answer, proving that May’s instincts were correct and there IS a real person on the other end.

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