How come that searching for “-1” on Google Search Engine returns:
Your search – -1 – did not match any documents.
Make sure that all words are spelled correctly. Try different keywords. Try more general keywords.
Aren’t there really results for -1?
- is used to exclude something from a search. This is usually negated if you quote everything, so technically
"-1" should work.
That said, Google tends to ignore negative numbers, so the best alternative is to write out the minus.
If you search for
minus 1 or
negative 1 Google will actually give results that include