Google’s Everything Icon A Chanukah Driedel

Sam Michelson noticed that when you search for [chanukah] in Google, the everything icon on the left changes to a driedel. The dreidel is a popular toy used by kids during Chanukah.

Here is a picture:

Chanukah Dreidel on Google

As you can see, Google is also placing a stripe down the right hand side of page, near the ads. Google has done this since 2005 but has since the left hand navigation is new on Google, this is the first time I have seen the icons being replaced by holiday icons.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Logos | Google: User Interface

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  • Isiah Drake

    The same thing happens when you type in Christmas. :)

  • http://twitter.com/scottsala Scott Sala

    Try “Christmas” too – many more ads, longer string of lights.
    Even kwanzaa for the politically correct…

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