In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So maybe they won't have the next hit single - if for no other reason than the bleeps censoring out the drug references could constitute a whole new backbeat on their own.
- Or maybe it's just a matter of taste and the person who is bleeped feels that what they said or did was not as bad as what America will assume, from the bleep, they said or did.
- After almost an hour and a half had passed an unexpected electronic bleep disturbed the silence.
- Tony Conrad violin drones return on the sixth track, working amid electronic bleeps and squeaks which come to dominate the proceedings.
- A barber has become so annoyed by mobile phone use in his shop that he has started issuing fines every time he hears a bleep or electronic jingle.
- Neither she or her elderly dog who is partly blind and deaf were woken up by the shrill bleep of the smoke alarm.
- The night before our chat, in Edinburgh, he persuaded a Book Festival crowd to exchange mobile numbers then create a mini-symphony of rings and bleeps.
- While the Mac has long offered a fine audio experience, the PC was for many years limited to bleeps and warbles issued from its single built-in speaker.
- All those irritating bleeps, rings, melodies weren't coming from my jacket or bag.
- We'll have to wait and see if the potential feature will be free of the bleeps that block out the language in BBC America's broadcast (they run an uncensored version later at night).
- He still had the car keys in his pocket, but a neighbour told him he had heard the bleep of a car alarm being switched off between 1.30 am and 2am.
- Mrs Light said: ‘The bleeper on his pulse suddenly went into one long bleep and the next five minutes until he came round seemed like a lifetime.’
- The usual Gomez sound, a psychedelic blend of blues-rock and electronic bleeps and bloops, was unique enough to satisfy multiple listenings on previous albums.
- The skronking sax is relentless and pointless and although the electronic bleeps are a welcome change, it's not enough to make these mundane tunes memorable.
- You might think that sitting next to a small metallic box for two hours listening to the emission of electronic bleeps and pulses was the sonic equivalent of watching paint dry.
- Trance features as many as 150 beats a minute, coupled with a thumping bass and a variety of sounds ranging from psychedelic bleeps to hard guitar rifts.
- My pet peeve for the day is waking up in the middle of the night, curled in a warm hollow under the blankets, relaxed and thinking dozily about blogs and mailing lists… and then the harsh bleep of my alarm ricocheting through the dark.
- Sheep eyed us all the way, lapwing cried, a skylark ascended to the clouds and an electronic bleep made Lesley check her camera.
- Clay's appearance, broadcast with a five-second delay to allow bleeps, drew heavy advance publicity because of the boycotts.
- These radio units help skiers caught in an avalanche to locate each other, emitting a stream of high-pitched bleeps like a comedy sci-fi homing device.
- There are also unfamiliar noises such as alarms and bleeps which help the nurse to monitor the patient.
- The machines cause a variety of alarms, bleeps and other sounds, most of which alert staff when something needs attention or has changed slightly, few require immediate attention from the nurse.
- Granted, this discussion is peppered with censors' bleeps and is incomprehensible at times due to Ozzy's slurred speech, but it's heartfelt and earnest all the same.
- There are tales of UFOs and plutonium, veiled critiques of macho money-grabbing rap and more electronic bleeps than in a digital telephone exchange.
- The desire to have your entire workforce no more than a pager bleep away is a very American one, born of a culture where job insecurity is a given and staff turnover furiously fast.
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- There is a big hoo-ha getting you a tape to wear, a heart monitor, so that if your watch starts to bleep you know to rush yourself to hospital.
- And at this point, or at one very much like it, Thomson's mobile phone rings and bleeps out the theme tune from James Bond.
- He tells me the strange tale of a Welsh diver who, when starting his dive, shot up from 6m to 4m, heard his computer bleep in protest and was, in next to no time, look you, back in the boat on pure oxygen.
- Not wanting to get into a conversation, David quickly hits the button to turn off the telephone and as it bleeps, the doorbell sounds through the house.
- ‘And IGAR is not only useful, he's polite,’ said Mr Askham, and to prove the point IGAR bleeped his need for new cassettes of insulation tape.
- When Rod got back to the island bungalow, the computer was bleeping madly.
- Alarm clock bleeping, sun shining through, Hestor gets up groggily and heads for the bathroom.
- But when Mikhail raised the phone of its hook, all he got was a dead signal, monotonous and bleeping.
- You're a world away from traffic jams, bleeping mobile phones and your crotchety boss.
- Even so, seeing him in the hospital is very difficult because his heart rate keeps dropping and you can see all the monitors bleeping and screaming.
- In an attempt to stop it, I pulled the electrodes off my chest, but that only resulted in bleeping to increase in sound, making it one long beep.
- And those commercials, bleeping with the sounds of electronica and oozing indie creed, are selling establishment products to the alternative nation.
- And on Wired News, these photos I shot at the convention this week, including the one at left of a young woman overwhelmed by blinking, bleeping things inside Microsoft's Xbox pavilion.
- The computer bleeped in compliance and then a few seconds later a clean and youthful face appeared onscreen.
- Machines bleep, robots whir, and speakers drone emotionless commands like so many HAL 9000s.
- The small, spider-like robot bleeped happily and a series of lights danced across its body.
- Front and rear parking sensors bleep neurotically at you the moment you even think about colliding with anything.
- My phone's gonna die soon, it keeps bleeping low battery.
- This untidy pile of hardware is in fact the throbbing, bleeping heart of one of the world's most advanced parliamentary webcasting services.
- A new bikini which bleeps every 15 minutes to prevent its wearer from falling asleep in the sun was to be launched on Brighton beach yesterday.
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- Then Matt began to bleep Mike with the walky talky.
- Just after I had been bleeped about a psychiatric admission, I read the notice ‘Sigh here.’
- When I was a house officer I was bleeped to a ward to watch a man pass the last few moments of his life.
- Then I bleeped the medical registrar to ask what to do about the abnormal D-dimer test result.
- On the first occasion I was covering the wards when I was bleeped regarding a patient who had developed blue hands.
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