"Pore" is correct; you may accidentally pour coffee over a book but if you want to read it carefully, pore over it instead. https://www.dictionary.com/e/pore-over-vs-pour-over/ describes it well.
Not a member of The Register?
Create a new account
Remember me on this computer?
The Register - Independent news and views for the tech community. Part of Situation Publishing
Join our daily or weekly newsletters, subscribe to a specific section or set News alerts
Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019