How Many Words Can You Use in a Google Search Query?

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I used to think that Google only looked at the first eight words in a search query. I accidentally sent a longer search to Google today, from LaunchBar, and it told me this:


So it’s interesting to know that you can use up to 32 words. That seems like a lot, but if you’re looking for, say, a quote from a book, you may want to use that many.

2 replies
  1. Steven de Mena says:

    Strangely this search will work:
    a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen snowblower


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