There is a thing called a motorjet or thermojet which was invented in the early 20th Century and was a fore-runner of the gas turbine.
In the days before most people realised that a self-sustaining gas turbine was possible, someone came up with the idea of using a reciprocating piston engine with a ducted fan or propeller to compress air and to inject fuel and burn in in the compressed air stream (like an afterburner on a modern jet engine).
Whenever I crack an egg, I will imagine I am hearing the sound "Li Ka-shing" for the rest of my life . .
That's the sound of his cash-register while he's Ka-shing in on his new enterprise...
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Bush won Florida. It is a simple fact.
It was the zombie vote that did it.
It's just the Invisible Hand's way of telling you that you need to be changed. And after all, what could be more important than placating the forces that govern the Invisible Hand?
"It's nothing poysonal, it's only business," as they say.
Work hard? Why bother.
Quite, when you work yourself into illness to make the shareholders richer as they constantly cut back your resourcing, fire your colleagues, make deadlines shorter and freeze your pay, selling things that don't exist to customers expecting delivery tomorrow when there's 2 year's work to do to get it out the door...
As long as the stock price keeps going up, little things like customers and worker bees are merely incidental.
Anything else is commie.
Yes, but what's in it for the share holders?
If Iran gets around to putting a man into space soon, you might well see a TSA presence in earth orbit...
It's all the gays' fault. A fine, right-thinking, upstanding, god-fearing, hard-working Englishman said so!