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Another Google oddity

This has been bugging me for a while now.  I do a search and click on the 'cached' link in one of the search results.  At the top of the page, Google shows me that my words will be highlighted, but when I look in the page not all of them are there.

This is after going through the advanced search page and putting all of the terms in the 'with all of the words' field.

Try it with "symbian" and "honduras" (a strange combination, I know).

Furious George
Thursday, May 6, 2004

The page I get has both "Symbian" and "Honduras" on it, as expected...

John C.
Thursday, May 6, 2004

This one is simple...not all the words searched on are "displayable". SOme of them are in meta-tags, some of them are probably in comments or javascript code and what not. It is entirely possible that the searched words might not be highlighted on the page even though found.

Code Monkey
Thursday, May 6, 2004

do you mean "Sybian" ?

Mr. Haney
Thursday, May 6, 2004

Sybian definitely produced more interesting results.

Ken Klose
Thursday, May 6, 2004

Sybian is not WORK safe.

I am now waiting for the inevitable you will be fired for surfing for PR0N on the net...



Thursday, May 6, 2004

You can get some VERY interesting results (and memories) with a Sybian.

Definitely anonymous this time!
Friday, May 7, 2004

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