Yes, spreadsheets were designed so you could do what-if analysis on your numbers. But who hasn't used a spreadsheet for non-numeric things?
We use spreadsheets for everything from grocery lists, to knitting pattern design to AC/DC videos.
Thanks to a tweet, I found a town map that was created in Excel, as described on the Cartastrophe blog.
I wonder if this April Hills sign:
is in the April Hill park shown on the map.