Many hate them, less for the public relations missteps than the dark reality of the spill itself.
The waiver even lists the date of the spill, April 20, 2010.
"I remember thinking 'this girl in the front row is going to spill her beer on my fiddle,'" says Maguire.
Cardno Entrix—get ready for it—was in fact hired by that pipeline company to assess the damage of that spill.
Anna Brand on the next frontier of people who spill their guts on the Internet.
For some who seem wise are most fools, for all their wisdom they spill in covetousness and care about the world.
The Baroness returned with it, carrying it carefully, so as not to spill a drop.
If the manger be over-filled they spill and waste it, and at the same time will not eat so much.
My horse and I went a lovely howler soon after starting—my first spill.
She that gangs to the well wi' an ill will, either the pig breaks or the water will spill.
Old English spillan "destroy, kill," variant of spildan, from Proto-Germanic *spelthijanan (cf. Old High German spildan "to spill," Old Saxon spildian, Old Norse spilla "to destroy," Middle Dutch spillen "to waste"), from PIE *spel- "to split, break off" (cf. Middle Dutch spalden, Old High German spaltan "to split;" for further cognates, see spoil). Related: Spilled; spilling.
Sense of "let (liquid) fall or run out" developed mid-14c. from use of the word in reference to shedding blood (early 12c.). Intransitive sense is from 1650s. Spill the beans recorded by 1910 in a sense of "spoil the situation;" to cry for spilt milk (usually with negative) is attested from 1738.
1845, originally "a throw from a horse," from spill (v.).
A hypodermic needle (1934+ Narcotics)
[all senses fr spike, ''large nail,'' hence ''sharp point''; the sense ''to reject'' may be fr the earlier phrase spike a gun, ''render a cannon useless by driving a spike into the touchhole,'' or fr the notion of dealing with a paper, bill, manuscript, etc, by impaling it on a spindle or spindle file]