[The beginning of a weekly must-read][link]. Andy is good people, a good writer, and sharp as a tack:
>On Wednesday, Google retired a longer-standing “plus”: the + operator, a standard bit of syntax used to force words and phrases to appear in search results. The operator was part of Google since its launch in 1997 and built into every search engine since.
The article is about how to get the + operator back.
[link]: http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2011/10/google-kills-its-other-plus-and-how-to-bring-it-back/ “Google Kills Its Other Plus, and How to Bring It Back | Epicenter | Wired.com”