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Originally posted January 26 2005 at 14:01 under Web. 0 Comments. Trackbacks Disabled.


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Jesse Ruderman notes changes to Google. As best I can tell words in searches still link to rather than but I have noticed that going directly to seems to be redirecting me to the local version at

I can’t really comment on the increase in words per query as I wasn’t aware there was one to start with, though eleven words were accepted. Presumably these are new changes just being rolled out – how they might affect googlewhacking remains to be seen

Update: I too now see links to I note that it doesn’t seem to be particularly good at getting definitions of plurals any more (for example, thoughts and definitions don’t get linked – even to the singular versions – I’m fairly sure they would have when using

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