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Search suggestions for "futher" do not include "further"
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Searching for "futher" or "furthur" (easy typos) never gives "further" as a suggestion. On enwiki, I get "Did you mean: future" and some matches for pages with misspellings, even though there's a disambiguation page for "Further".

On Wiktionary, searching for "futher" I get "Showing results for fucker. Search instead for futher." and the search results include fucker, fuckers, mother-fucker, and more along similar lines. Surely "further" is a more likely match?

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Wikidata above should read en.wiktionary.org.

This is a result of the essentially black box that comes with ElasticSearch to provide "Did you mean" suggestions, and we are aware that results from this are not always optimal. We need to bring these cases together and address them en masse.

EBjune triaged this task as Medium priority.Feb 22 2018, 6:15 PM
Smalyshev renamed this task from Aversion to returning "further" in search suggestions to Search suggestions for "futher" do not include "further".Jan 29 2019, 6:56 PM
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This should be improved by the work currently being done on improving search suggestions. I'm closing this for now. Feel free to reopen as needed.