[LINK] Where did they get it?

Howard Lowndes lannet@lannet.com.au
Wed, 26 Feb 2003 15:00:08 +1100 (EST)


On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Ash Nallawalla wrote:

> 
> > From: Chirgwin, Richard
> 
> > A great idea for Google's next feature: homophone search, to 
> > resolve the confusion between "luvgate" and "lovegate"! In 
> > return, I note that because of Auntie's spelling error, 
> > Google can't find Lovegate on abc.net.au...
> 
> Google now has many instances of Lovegate but has probably not spidered
> the ABC site since the outbreak.  
> 
> It has long had a "Did you mean" (NO! I CAN SPELL, says me) offering
> which it runs when it finds nothing using your spelling.  Try "richard
> chigwin".  A soundex *option* would be nice.  Virus writers who can
> spell would also be nice -- no, strike that out.

I saw that, and it was offering "Ludgate"

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