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What is the origin of the saying come hell or high water?
This phrase appears to have been coined in the late 1800s to describe trail drives bringing cattle to the railroads. They had to cross the rivers even if they were flooding and the summer sun made the open prairies unbearably hot. The trail from Texas to Kansas went through hell AND high water.
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Since medieval times, bats have been associated with Witches and the occult and as such come from 'hell' itself. When bats fly they do so quickly and as if in panic and come f…rom dark caves and many fly at night
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This phrase originates from the Napoleonic wars, when foot soldiers became disgruntled at the way Commanding Officers sat,on horseback, barking orders at distance whilst demon…strating no real understanding of the fighting at the front..
The saying "like a bat out of hell" has been common in the UK for decades. It means to leave a place quickly. Bats fly very quickly and erractically, often looking like they a…re in a panic. The phrase "like a bat out of hell" first appeared in print in 1921 - legend has it that WWI plane fighters used it to describe flying at top speed. So why "out of hell"? Bats have long been associated with the occult, so the out of hell phrase was apparently added for extra flavor. The phrase also became popular in the US after the 1977 release of the Meat Loaf album, "Bat Out of Hell."
It means: "whatever happens, good or bad"
The Short Answer: Some of it was here when the earth was made (but locked into the rocks as hydrates ... much of that released as the Earth became molten.) And some came fr…om comets and other ice particles that have bombarded the Earth since it was formed. No one knows which part was the major contributor. In more depth...: At some early point in time (after the moon) the Earth was a hot, glowing ball which would have out-gassed fairly completely. Hydrogen is light enough so that most of it would have escaped. Free Hydrogen is lost from a planet as small as Earth, it takes the outer gas giants with much stronger gravitational pulls to hold it Additionally, there was little or no oxygen (all the bound oxygen was in the rocks - which is mostly still there). One common theory of where the Earth's water comes from was the comet impact theory. The belief was that earths water came from comets that impacted on the early Earth (recall that at this time there would be no atmosphere to disintegrate the comets). Scientists have looked at samples of ice from comets and the ratios of heavy water (water with an isotope of hydrogen called deuterium) does not match the water found in the oceans. This has lead scientist to believe the oceans are not made up of mostly cometary water. Evidence of water on the early Earth comes from Zircon Crystals dating from 4.53 billion years ago, only about 200 million years after the planet formed. Zircon crystals can only be created in the presence of water. This has lead scientist to believe that a large percentage of water was already in the rocks on Earth when it was created. However examination from "fossil water" taken from Hawaiian volcanoes that originally comes from the bottom layers of the crust also shows differences from modern water. A final note: The following is a quote from the founder of Ask an Astronomer, Dave Kornreich: No, H20 cannot exist in stars, but H and O separately can. Hydrogen is the basic building material of the universe, created in the Big Bang. Oxygen is created by nuclear reactions in stars. If you put H and O together in the cold of space, you get H2O. There are enourmous amounts of water in space. In fact, nearly all of the oxygen in space is in the form of water or carbon monoxide. Similarly, most the carbon and nitrogen in space are also in their most hydorgenated forms: methane (CH4) and ammonia (NH3).
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Hell for leather, in American vernacular, refers to an arduous walk that may have been strewn with difficulties and was a strain on footwear. A long and difficult w…alk, such as over rough terrain, might be referred to as hell for leather because of the abuse the leather footwear sustained during the walk.
Originally from the sun, but then probably from fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) which are burned to generate electricity. If you are lucky the energy might be ren…ewable, from solar, wind or water power (or many others).
Whether you're burning in hell or in a flood above your head, whatever you are referring to it's happening.
There is no particular mythology about infernal bells; the terms hell's bells was introduced merely because it sounded like a nice rhyme.
The specific heat is the quantity of heat needed to raise the temperature of a unit mass of a material 10C. Water is VERY high compared to most common materials.
A: The earliest known religion to teach of hell as a place of punishment is the Zoroastrian religion of the Persians who liberated the Jews in Babylon. Judaism adopted conc…epts that parallelled Zoroastrian thought of heaven as a place of reward and hell as a place of punishment, but fairly soon afterwards began to drop the notion of hell, as it was inconsistent with Jewish thought. However, hell found its way into Christianity and subsequently into Islam. Catholic AnswerHell originated in the sin of Lucifer, the highest, most beautiful, and most powerful angel, who refused to love and serve God. By putting himself before God, he created that void which is as far as you can get from God's love.