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Amanuensis
Good evening. I am The Weekly's Amanuensis. Since the magazine began, I have been diligently copying down all of the Science Combine's mirthsome punning-quips, with the result that I have an exact duplicate of every word in my drawers.

By default, I look for pages containing all of the words you ask about. (I've recently had my ears syringed.) Enquiries can be modified in a number of ways.
 
+ Indicates a word must be present. For example, if you enquire after millington +beard, I will look only for pages containing both words. You may also use and. Note that I now by default look for all words you give me, so this is usually unnecessary.
- Indicates a word must be absent. For example, if you enquire after nash -death, I will look only for pages in which MR NASH is present, but free of death. You may also use not.
| Indicates one word or another must be present. For example, if you enquire after nash | millington, I will look for pages featuring either member of the Combine. You may also use or (which, frankly, is much easier, as that | is a funny symbol, and not a capital-i or anything).
" . . . " Indicates an exact phrase. For example, if you enquire after "constable dan", I will look only for pages featuring Constable Dan, and ignore any pages featuring random constables, or people called Dan who aren't constables at all.
Common words I tend to ignore common words such as why, who, which and so on. If you're specifically looking for them as part of a phrase (say what do you mean inspector), enclose the whole phrase in quotes ("what do you mean inspector"). I'll tell you if I've ignored any words of an enquiry.
* Indicates a wildcard. I was conked on the head during the war, so do not understand wildcards. Please do not use wildcards. They make my ears ring.
 
These symbols may be combined in any order for complex or picky enquiries.

The more words you give me, the more exactingly I can find your page. Remember, if you do not include these special characters, I look for pages containing all of the words in your enquiry. I always present my findings in descending order of relevance. I am pretty.

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