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“FIDDLE, n. An instrument to tickle human ears by friction of a horse's tail on the entrails of a cat.
To Rome said Nero: "If to smoke you turn I shall not cease to fiddle while you burn." To Nero Rome replied: "Pray do your worst,
'Tis my excuse that you were fiddling first." --Orm Pludge”
“If the BOJ can deliver an exit strategy without creating undue political friction, it could be the catalyst for some associated recovery in the yen, a move that will only be amplified, the more stretched the speculative market allows itself to become.”
“When you have a small object traveling at an incredibly high velocity, slamming into the earth's atmosphere, the friction makes the speeding object heat up so much that it can internally fracture and turn into what we call a fireball,”
“The aircraft will sink into material and it pressing against the front gear will cause much more friction than normal braking would, ... It can stop it very quickly with no injury and very little damage to the aircraft.”