This should not bug me as much as it does, but it is one of my pet peeves, and to see it embedded in an SE site is an affront to my delicate sensibilities.
On the form which we use to report unattributed SE content, the instructive text in the field for the salient search terms is:
paste the search terms that lead you to the other site here
Is the war over? Have we lost led forever? I suppose a case could be made for the present tense, but it would not convince me.
Is there a more appropriate venue for this mini-rant? (I know
bug is an overtag, but I couldn't find a lesser term.)