In the UK, workers are recommended to carry a whistle to call for help if they are injured. Colleagues may be close by, but unable to hear over the noise of chainsaw(s) still running. The whistle tends to overcome this.
Other articles related to "whistle, whistles":
... In 1868 Joseph Hudson of Birmingham, England, made the first whistle ever to be used by a football referee ... New Zealand referee William Atack was the world's first to use a whistle to stop a game of sport in 1884 ... By 1884, Joseph Hudson had perfected his whistles and he released the world's most successful whistle to date, the "Acme Thunderer" (the first ever pea whistle) ...
... The film was based on the play The Silver Whistle by Robert E ... remained basically that of the play, Belvedere was not a character in The Silver Whistle ... The Silver Whistle, with all of its original characters, was telecast in 1959 on Playhouse 90, in which Eddie Albert played the role of Erwenter ...
... Auld was famous for his "Glasgow type police whistle", a robust, heavy, round pea whistle with an elliptic window being identified with his designs and known as Auld's style window ... Many of his whistles also included a two hole fipple from hence referred to by collectors as "pig nose" whistles ... Auld designed the Glasgow syle escargot-type whistle, a Heavy robust brass whistle made of 6 parts and registered the first patent for this style ...
... The Hancock air whistle was a railroad whistle intended for use on North American diesel locomotives in place of the standard air horn ...
... Marlish Additional keyboards – Bjørn Ole Rasch Jon Kjell Seljeseth Bagpipes (Uilleann pipe) low whistle - Davy Spillane (tracks 2, 4, 7 10-11) Whistle Norwegian ...
Famous quotes containing the word whistle:
“All we who prefer to live
Have a little whistle we give,
And flash, at the least alarm
We dive down under the farm.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Mother I longs to get married
I longs to be a bride
I longs to lay by that young man
And close to by his side”
—Unknown. Whistle, Daughter, Whistle (l. 14)
“The dusk runs down the lane driven like hail;
Far off a precise whistle is escheat
To the dark; and then the towering weak and pale....”
—Allen Tate (18991979)