Msg#: 3836710 posted 6:41 pm on Jan 28, 2009 (gmt 0)
When you misspell your search term, Google suggests right one by "Did you mean?" Now it returns two results for corrected keywords above the original results. For example when you search "bleu widget", two results of "blue widget" appears first and the those of "bleu widget" appear. Another example is "aple" for "apple".
I know this feature of correction was observed last December (as a test?) but it is now widely seen. (also in Japan. ;-))
Msg#: 3836710 posted 10:18 pm on Jan 28, 2009 (gmt 0)
similarly, today i was doing a series of searches and on one there was the "did you mean" link followed by the "no results" message and the following one has a "no results" message followed by some sort of "here are the results for what you must have meant". i had never seen that before. if i can find the exact terms again i'll try to describe it better.
Msg#: 3836710 posted 10:23 pm on Jan 28, 2009 (gmt 0)
I noticed something strange yesterday that may related. I correctly spelled "keyword" and the #2 result had the typo "keywor" highlghted in bold - missing the final letter. In fact, when you truncate that word, you do not have an English word at all.