This is about as good as it gets
A drought in Texas has revealed a piece of space shuttle Columbia, destroyed on re-entry over the state on 1 February, 2003. The 40-inch spherical reactant tank emerged from the waters of Lake Nacogdoches, close to Nacogdoches in eastern Texas, where a substantial amount of Columbia debris fell following the disaster. …
You say tomA-to I say solanum lycopersicum. In general I find calling things by their exact definition makes for clearer communication. Especially in scientific discussion, using specific terms can be crucial.
Having said that, in the aforementioned cases, I'd probably go with heat shield, tomat-O, and bog, respectively.
One would be enough I should think, which is one more than I actually know -
which is, when I think about it, rather pleasing.
Just a wee toast to all those marvellously insane people who went up in those things, but especially to those who didn't come back downm in one piece.
I think newspapers here in the U. S. are censoring what we hear. I don't think we will be ever informed about the space debris in the lake in Texas. But, more importantly, the fact that wind farms are damaging we will never hear. Here in Hawaii, the state is planning on building hundreds of turbines on the islands of Lanai and on Molokai. Lanai is completely owned by Dole Food Corporation, so, I guess we know what will happen there.
Keep up the good work. The Register is fascinating.