Google and Special Characters

It must not be one programmer’s frustration that Google does not consider special characters in its search field to return results. Now if I can’t search for resources on what is the difference between @ and \@ in Perl when assigning arrays, where else am I to head to?

“What is the difference between an ocean and a sea?” That is absolutely what I wanted.

Google Search Result

Edit: Thanks to Carl’s comment. You can check out the results for the same from SymbolHound here.


  1. Carl

    March 21st, 2013 at 2:18 PM

    Very true. You might want to check out

  2. Arjun

    March 23rd, 2013 at 6:24 PM

    Thanks for the link, @Carl. I seriously thought it was spam!!


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