“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”
“The only way to solve the problem (between Jews and Arabs) is to lower the friction between the two peoples. There can't be peaceful coexistence in one national state, we can't live together in the same apartment. So there should be a separate Jewish state and Arab state.”
“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,”