Are the fiddle and the violin the same?

Are the fiddle and the violin the same?

A fiddle is any bowed string musical instrument, most often the violin. It is also a colloquial term for the instrument used by players in all genres, including classical music. Fiddle playing, or fiddling, refers to various styles of music.

What does SAE stand for?

SAE stands for the Society of Automotive Engineers. It classifies motor oils according to certain viscosities and very general temperature ranges at which they can be used. The acronym appears on the back bottle labels above the UPC (universal product code).

What network owns Comedy Central?

Comedy Central is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by MTV Networks Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.

Can graphite conduct electricity?

Graphite is an electric conductor, consequently, useful in such applications as arc lamp electrodes. It can conduct electricity due to the vast electron delocalization within the carbon layers (a phenomenon called aromaticity). These valence electrons are free to move, so are able to conduct electricity.

When was Mountain Dew Invented?

Mountain Dew (currently stylized as Mtn Dew in the United States) is a carbonated soft drink brand produced and owned by PepsiCo. The original formula was invented in 1940 by Tennessee beverage bottlers Barney and Ally Hartman. A revised formula was created by Bill Bridgforth in 1958.

Is Elton John a knight?

In 1996, Elton was appointed a CBE (Commander of the British Empire). On 24 February 1998 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, becoming Sir Elton John, in recognition of his contribution to music and fund-raising for AIDS charities.

Why is beer in brown bottles?

A beer bottle is a bottle made to contain beer, usually made of glass and comes in various sizes, shapes, and colors (usually brown or green). Dark amber or brown glass greatly reduces the presence of UV light, a contributing factor of beer spoilage. However, lighter-colored bottles are often used for marketing reasons.

How many words did Shakespeare make up?

Words Shakespeare Invented. The English language owes a great debt to Shakespeare. He invented over 1700 of our common words by changing nouns into verbs, changing verbs into adjectives, connecting words never before used together, adding prefixes and suffixes, and devising words wholly original.