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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”
“Sometimes you try to talk to him, and he's looking down and fiddling with his phone and stuff. I would have to go out of my way to talk to him. It would be me going out of my way to do that, and that's not for me. But we support each other on the hill.”
“Hick-hop is a combination of your traditional country instruments - the fiddle, banjo, the pedal steel guitar - and then I'm running off the mouth on top of all that, ... I just started doing it because I grew up singing to country music and rap and rock, and I combined all my favorite music together and came up with this.”
“Imagine you stay in cheap hotels where the hot water doesn't work in the shower and you have to fiddle with the knobs to fix it. Sometimes it's too hot, sometimes it's too cold. And imagine you don't stay in the same hotel twice. That's the problem we face with monetary policy. It's crude, it's a fuzzy instrument and it's applied in a different circumstance every time.”
“Last year's competition proved that there are some fantastic fiddle players in Wales and something we should be more aware of. Traditional music is a part of our heritage and this weekend will help to preserve and develop it for everyone's future.”