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Dave [PersonRank 0]

Thursday, November 3, 2005
17 years ago

Any suggestions on how to find a person's email address via Google?

Usman Tilly [PersonRank 1]

17 years ago #

One useful way to broaden your search is to use the following character

~ (tilda)

this will use a thesaurus to search for not only the word you type after the tilda but also words of the same or similar meaning...

e.g. [~phone]

this will not only search for phone but also for mobile, telephone etc.

Thus [phone] and [~phone] return different results. If we try this with Philipp's overweight ballerina query we get results for "Fat Ballerina" as the top result.

Usman Tilly [PersonRank 1]

17 years ago #

Slightly more advanced query

This will look for any sort of dancer with a weight problem... ;)

anywayz....too much the big deal with overweight dancers anyway! :-)

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Usman, the "overweight ballet dancer" was an actual question on Google Answers I once researched. :)

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