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    Turn up the Volume w/ the Vuvuzela

    Vuvuzela tops noise league, seen threat to hearing - Yahoo! News


    While normally reserved for local games, the vuvuzela can now also be heard at warm-up matches and practice sessions ahead of the tournament, even those not involving South Africa's [COLOR=#366388 !important][COLOR=#366388 !important]Bafana [COLOR=#366388 !important]Bafana[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR].
    The Hear the World Foundation -- an initiative formed by Swiss hearing products group Phonak to raise awareness about hearing loss -- said tests showed it produced a dangerously loud sound, far out-blasting a chainsaw.
    The tests, conducted late last month in a sound-proof studio, found the vuvuzela emitted 127 decibels, more than the air horn -- 123.5 decibels -- and the Brazil's samba drums.
    A [COLOR=#366388 !important][COLOR=#366388 !important]referee's [COLOR=#366388 !important]whistle[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] was fourth while the cowbell, a favourite in Switzerland and Austria, trailed at 114.9 decibels.


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    Re: Turn up the Volume w/ the Vuvuzela

    Good instrument for our football games this fall.


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