As part of my daily work today (reading proofs), I needed to choose between the spellings milk maid and milkmaid, and as one does, I idly Googled the term.
I have to say, that apart from enjoying the access to an image of a painting I love dearly for its poem on the nature of light, and even though - paradoxically - I blog courtesy of their worldwide domination, I consider that Google is the prophesied evil antichrist, thief of copyright and destroyer of the future of publishing. (I am referring to the Google Settlement.)
According to the famous mathematical thought experiment, Schroedinger's cat is neither dead nor alive. So it's a cool concept if you don't like being locked into binaries. Not so good if you don't like being locked into a lethal booby-trapped box. And from the cat's point of view, there is no ambiguity at all.