Indications of foul weather include a change in wind direction and speed due to low- or high-pressure systems, an increase in ocean swells, thunder, lightning, the formation of low or dark clouds and red or pink hues in the sky at sunrise or sunset. These are the tradit...
A player control foul, also referred to as a "charge," occurs when the offensive player initiates major contact with the defensive player once the defender has established legal guarding position. As a result of the foul, the offensive team loses possession and the offe...
The line "fair is foul and foul is fair" is from the play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare, and it means that what appears to be beautiful is actually ugly, and vice versa. The play centers around themes of deception.
Weathering occurs when materials are eroded or broken down by natural means, such as ice, water and wind. Acid, plants and animals can also cause weathering.
While there are no official records kept for most foul balls, the player believed to be the foul ball king is Roy Thomas, who fouled 24 times in one appearance at the plate and may have racked up 27 foul balls on another occasion. Thomas played from 1899 to 1911.
Some possible causes of foul-smelling urine are a urinary tract infection, cystitis, the ingestion of certain foods, dehydration and kidney stones. When there is bacteria present in urine due to an infection, urine also tends to be cloudy in appearance in addition to ha...
A foul ball in softball is similar to that of baseball in that it is a legally batted ball that does not fall within the field of play. Except in cases where the batter already has two strikes on him or her, a foul ball that hits the ground results in a strike on the ba...