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Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
10 years ago3,720 views

google.co.uk/search?q=length+o ...

Interestingly, not only does it miss the point that I wanted the UK and not just England, it decided to measure a boat instead of a country :P

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

I guess the reason is that the length of a country is (more) disputable.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

I can see an Ask.com AdWords on that search which shows Ask handing out a better answer:

<<What is the length of th Uk coastline?
“12,500kms or 7,760 miles
http ://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_length_of_th_Uk_c...>>

Above 3 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Some others:
Boats
*USA -> America
*Canada

Films
*Australia
*Japan

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

UK is a small country, it's a well-known fact.


i39.tinypic.com/2cpc5xy.jpg

rax [PersonRank 0]

10 years ago #

funny glitch..
I also happens when you search for "length of the us".. you get the 182 FT of the HMS America

SocialStream [PersonRank 7]

10 years ago #

ROFLMAO LOL

Ed Barton [PersonRank 1]

10 years ago #

Someone at Google is obviously following this blog. "Length of the UK" doesn't work any more, but "Length of the US", as rax suggested, still does.

intenuirl [PersonRank 0]

10 years ago #

emm. amazing.

Martin English [PersonRank 1]

10 years ago #

For what it's worth, the length of Australia is 2 hours 14 minutes....

google.com.au/search?q=length+ ...

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