buckler: It broke loose from a Shell-contracted ship, the Aiviq, around 4:40 p.m. Monday. Then around 8:15 p.m., with the grounding imminent, the second tow boat, a borrowed tug named the Alert, was directed to lose its tow line to avoid danger to the nine crew members aboard, according to the command team managing the crisis, which also includes the Coast Guard, the state of Alaska and contractors.I do believe that this is the first time I ever saw the word "lose" being substituted for the correct "loose", after many many years of seeing the opposite mistake.
hasty ambush: REO-Weedwagon: Has there been any other industry in American history that has socialized risk and privatized profit as effectively as the oil companies?[stuff]
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