Frequency of the words are highly time dependent and all terms are working.
See:

helenlowell "life before death" OR "palliative care" OR dying OR
"end-of-life care"

http://search.twitter.com/search?q=helenlowell+%22life+before+death%22+OR+%22palliative+care%22+OR+dying+OR+%22end-of-life+care%22

Jonathan

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 7:10 PM, taipan541 <taipan...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Erm, I dont think it is working correctly if using the link below (as
> what described in Jonathan's post)
>
>
> http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%22life+before+death%22+OR+%22palliative+care%22+OR+dying+OR+%22end-of-life+care%22
>
> It only retrieve results that is based on the "dying" keyword. The
> other keywords ("life before death", "palliative care") which contain
> spaces doesnt return any results. :(
>
> Best Regards,
> Anis
> Year 3 - Student
> Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
>
> On May 11, 11:44 pm, Jonathan Reichhold <jonathan.reichh...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Quotes should be used on all phrases.  I.e.
> >
> > http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%22life+before+death%22+OR+%22pall...
> >
> > Jonathan
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 8:35 AM, taipan541 <taipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello. :)
> >
> > > I have several keywords that I would like to search on Twitter. The
> > > keywords are "life before death", "palliative care", "dying", "end-of-
> > > life care". I have tried to use the boolean operators to form up the
> > > search query as stated below.
> >
> > >http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=life%20before%20death+OR+pall.
> ..
> > > (multiple keywords)
> >
> > > Firstly, did I build the query string correctly? If yes, I only could
> > > retrieve very little results with the query above. If I only include
> > > one keyword, which is "life before death", it would return me more
> > > results.
> >
> > >http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=life%20before%20death (one
> > > keyword)
> >
> > > I believed that if I use the boolean operators, It would have return
> > > me much more results which includes the results of "life before
> > > death". Please help me on how should I proceed to retrieve the results
> > > from all keywords.
> >
> > > Thank You For Your Help :)
> > > Best Regards,
> > > Anis
> > > Year 3 - Student
> > > Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore- Hide quoted text -
> >
> > - Show quoted text -
>

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