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Chris Dugdale
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Big, hairy, gin-drinking man.
Big, hairy, gin-drinking man.

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Twitter seems broken and has been for about 20 mins.

Has the US nuked somebody?
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So, Google introduct 'verbatim search': http://insidesearch.blogspot.com/2011/11/search-using-your-terms-verbatim.html

It is a real shame it doesn't go far enough.

This morning I discovered the rather amazing 'question comma' which is a punctuation symbol combining the questionmark and the comma. I searched for a little more information with the search phrase ["question comma"].

Unfortunately this matched "question, comma", "question. Comma", "question: comma" and a lot more besides; all of which significantly change the meaning of the text.

Thinking that verbatim search might be the answer, I tried again with this fresh, new tool and it made no difference. It seems that punctuation, something that alters the meaning of text wildly, is not considered.

Pfft; thanks Google.
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Is this irony or honesty on behalf of Nike? Or maybe bare-arsed laughing in our faces? Perhaps a bit of each.
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If you like cocktails, and you like gin: http://www.ginmonkey.co.uk/2011/07/12/greenalls-gin-competition-2011/

If you don't like gin - don't read it.

I am suffering from a lack of gin-buddies on G+.
:-(
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Geek-out with internet usage stats by region (measured in Petabytes): http://www.adverblog.com/2011/07/09/the-internet-in-2015/

I love huge numbers, but I also remember when a Megabyte was almost inconcievably large.
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Caoruun gin - a review of a Scottish gin with an obsession with the number five: http://www.ginjourney.co.uk/gin-reviews/caoruun-gin/
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Wow...

"News International today announces that this Sunday, 10 July 2011, will be the last issue of the News of the World.

Making the announcement to staff, James Murdoch, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, News Corporation, and Chairman, News International said:

"I have important things to say about the News of the World and the steps we are taking to address the very serious problems that have occurred..."

http://is.gd/UPHqxI
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