new Google Books glitch

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 27 22:50:50 UTC 2012

I was searching in the text of Hershel Parker's _Herman Melville 1851-1891_
for the word "phosphorous."

No less than 29 results appeared - quite a few - but they were clearly from
a different book.  I tried several times with the same result. Other
searches of the book were unexceptional.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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