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Two wrongs don't make a right

How many does it take?

     
7:21 pm on Jan 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Sometimes Google kindly suggests other spellings.

I.e. if you search for "tallin", Google will return 101,000 hits and add "Did you mean: tallinn".

If you search for "optimisation" the number is 843.000 and Google still corrects my spelling: "Did you mean: optimization".

What's the record number of hits for a "wrong" spelling?

9:08 pm on Jan 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Personally the only times I take notice of the spelling messages are when I'm using Google as a spell checker, or my original search returned 0 results. ;)
9:19 pm on Jan 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Sometimes the two spellings may very close in number of items returned. I've noticed this especially in product names that may be either run together (in CamelCase) or separated.

In cases like this, the alternate often dredges the info I'm looking for.