[thelist] How to search for a word + dash in google?

John C Bullas (soton.ac.uk relay) jcbullas at nildram.co.uk
Tue Dec 16 05:55:33 CST 2003

At 11:44 16/12/2003, you wrote:
>I want to search for the phrase "passwd-" but get results if I'd just
>searched for "passwd", I release that this is because the "-" has a special
>function on google, but can anyone suggest a method of forcing it's
>inclusion in the search text itself?
>I've tried (amongst others):
>passwd+- -passwd


any good?

- has a function when LEADING not trailing ;)


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