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Who uses it?

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Why are the words randomly assigned? Wouldn't it be better if there was some logic/hierarchy/structure to the naming structure?

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Isn't the world pretty well addressed?

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How does what3words handle buildings of more than one floor, such as apartment blocks?

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Why can't I buy my own words or change some of the words?

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My house covers a number of 3m x 3m grid squares. Which 3 word address do I use?

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Can I type it in to Google maps?

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I don't like the 3 words that I've found for my house. What do I do? / I've found a rude place name - what do I do?

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How can I help spread the word?

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How do I display my 3 word address on my website?

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How many languages is what3words available in?

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How big is it? 57 trillion is a lot of addresses!

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How can I invest in what3words?

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Can I work at what3words?

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Will the words ever change?

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Why did you use 3 words rather than 2 words or 4 words?

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How does what3words relate to latitude and longitude (GPS coordinates)?

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Where can I use what3words?

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What about swear words?

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Can I use 3 word addresses with navigation apps like Google and Waze?

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Is what3words open source like some other geo platforms and services?

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Is a 3 word address in French (or any other language) a translation of the same 3 words in English?

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Can I download a list of all the combinations including a particular word?

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Wouldn't it be easier if all the 3 word addresses in an area were similar?

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Is there any way to know where e.g. table.lamp.chair is without looking it up?

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What about words that sound the same or with variant spellings?

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Why 3m x 3m?

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What if I spell or say a word incorrectly or get the words in the wrong order?

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How does what3words create revenue?

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The words for my house/office/favourite picnic spot seem somehow appropriate. Are you sure it's random?

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What are the shortest and longest words used?

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Can I get the grid for my house, as in the Hyde Park example on the website?

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