In praise of … nautical vocabulary | Editorial

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In praise of … nautical vocabulary | Editorial
Don't be taken aback by the ease with which the Costa Concordia operation has brought parbuckling into the landlubber's vocabulary If you are taken aback by the ease with which parbuckling – the pressure and leverage that righted the Costa Concordia – entered the landlubber's vocabulary, you should not be. Taken aback refers to that parlous situation when the wind shifts, the sails fill from the …

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