Saturday, March 19, 2011

Getting Past Google's Fuzzy Search

A while ago, Google started getting so damned user friendly that it wouldn't let you search for stuff it considered misspelled...even if you use quotation marks.

Sometimes Google would show you results for the "correct" spelling while also inviting you to search for what you actually requested (still a hassle), but sometimes not - and those times would make my blood pressure soar (because the computer is supposed to do what you tell it to!).

Quotation marks don't help. They're just for grouping terms together. But here, thank god, is the answer.

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