lucy24 - 7:35 am on Nov 19, 2011 (gmt 0)
I've defaulted to Advanced Search for years, and they've gone and changed that interface too. Not substantively; they've just made it physically harder to read.
Besides, ahem, they don't mean "verbatim". They mean "literal". But given a choice between your average user not knowing what "verbatim" means, and that same user thinking they know* (incorrectly) what "literal" means ...
:: further clicking ::
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Holy smokes, they're reading my system language. And I'm not even in Safari (the only one of my browsers that includes this detail in the UA).
Share with whom? Track where?
* It ain't the things you don't know that hurts you, et cetera.