jQuery uncaught exception: syntax error, unrecognized expression [ tabindex=”someword”]

This error was occuring while using the syntax in jquery 1.5 or greater. The syntax seem to be working in jquery 1.4.

Example
Error: Syntax error, unrecognized expression: a[rel=Some text here] Source File: http://www.somedomain.com/js/jquery/jquery.js?ver=1.8.3

Solution
For the above code Change the syntax from

a[rel=Some text here]

to

a[rel="Some text here"]

Now it works.

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