"At Christmas I no more desire a rose Than wish a snow in May's new-fangled mirth; But like of each thing that in season grows."
Started by touchingcloth, January 06, 2021, 06:01:50 PM
Quote from: Sonny_Jim on November 24, 2021, 10:25:54 AMIf you get a electric shock and don't die, it's not an electrocution, because:Electric ExecutionMight actually be more hatfucked than 020210us though.
QuoteThe term "electrocution" was coined in 1889 in the US just before the first use of the electric chair and originally referred only to electrical execution and not to accidental or suicidal electrical deaths. However, since no English word was available for non-judicial deaths due to electric shock, the word "electrocution" eventually took over as a description of all circumstances of electrical death from the new commercial electricity.
Quote from: dissolute ocelot on November 24, 2021, 12:43:39 PMVery weird phrasing on the Wikipedia page:
Quote from: touchingcloth on November 21, 2021, 08:17:41 PMI noticed an electric car drive by all silent and that earlier, and started wondering how easy it is to know when to change gears. Turns out it's very easy, because they have automatic rather than manual gears.
Quote from: Sebastian Cobb on November 25, 2021, 08:00:14 PMMore often than not they only have a single forward gear anyway.
Quote from: touchingcloth on November 25, 2021, 10:08:10 PMIsn't that the same thing?
Quote from: touchingcloth on November 03, 2021, 06:01:00 PMWith eleven letters, SNICKERS is the longest single-syllable word in the English language.
Quote from: Lisa Jesusandmarychain on November 30, 2021, 08:17:41 AM"Snickers" is two syllables.
QuoteLo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
Quote from: touchingcloth on November 29, 2021, 12:21:23 PMI have no realisation about why pilots tend to give altitudes in feet rather than metres, however.
Quote from: Norton Canes on November 30, 2021, 04:00:05 PMO micron = small oO mega = large O
Quote from: Replies From View on November 26, 2021, 10:30:35 AMIs there still an ability to turn a car off if it misfires, or is that it
Quote from: Replies From View on November 30, 2021, 05:06:16 PMKum ba yah
Quote from: jamiefairlie on November 30, 2021, 07:59:20 PMFor electric cars? There's nothing firing so no misfires.
Quote from: kalowski on November 30, 2021, 09:23:59 PMIt's a cool fact. I was bamboozled when I first read this but it's so obvious now when you think about the sounds of an "o"
Quote from: Paul Calf on December 01, 2021, 10:57:23 AM'Bilingual' literally means 'two-tongued'.
Quote from: icehaven on December 01, 2021, 01:36:17 PMGoogle maps has a function where you can draw lines between multiple points and it tells you the distance. It's probably been there since 2005 and I found it yesterday.
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