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 makes a cat purr?

One hypothesis, backed by electromyographic studies, is that cats produce the purring noise by using the vocal folds and/or the muscles of the larynx to alternately dilate and constrict the glottis rapidly, causing air vibrations during inhalation and exhalation.

How many feet per second does a bullet go?

Firearms expert Julian Hatcher studied falling bullets in the 1920s and calculated that .30 caliber rounds reach terminal velocities of 300 feet per second (90 m/s). A bullet traveling at only 200 feet per second (61 m/s) to 330 feet per second (100 m/s) can penetrate human skin.

How much saliva does a person produce in their life time (in gallons)?

The average person produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in their life.

What unit of time is a “jiffy”

A jiffy is a unit of time equivalent to 1/100th of a second. Likely, there is almost nothing humanly possible that can be accomplished in a “jiffy.”

How tall is a standard door?

Stock entry doors come in several standard sizes: Height: 80 inches (6 feet, 8 inches) Thickness: 1 ¾ inches. Width: 36 inches standard; 30 and 32 inch widths also in stock.

What causes the color of the red sea?

Located between the East African coast and the Saudi Arabian peninsula, the Red Sea got its name because of a type of algae called Trichodesmium erythraeum, which is found in the sea. When these blooms of algae die off they appear to turn the blue-green color of the ocean to a reddish-brown.

How much was Neil Armstrong’s hair sold for?

$3,000. The lucky buyer, John Reznikoff, holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of hair from historical celebrities, reports NBC. The not-so-lucky barber Marx Sizemore, who cut Armstrong’s hair, received threats of being sued by Armstrong’s lawyers who said he violated an Ohio law that protects the rights of famous people. Sizemore said he wouldn’t pay, and Reznikoff said he wouldn’t give back the hair but that he’d donate $3,000 to charity.