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Electricity

“Well,” Henry’s wife said as the doctors and nurses went about their business, “if you had taken the toaster to a repairman the way I suggested, you wouldn’t be in this situation at all.”

    TAGS:  Henry, electricity, DIY, incidents, toasters


sacrifice :: pam

It was inevitable that one of us would become the parent who stomps around the house, muttering - sometimes yelling - that we don’t own the electric company, so could we please turn off the damn lights when we’re not in the room; for his sake, I’m so glad it was me.

    TAGS:  parenting, sayings, electricity, yelling, sacrifice, muttering


Sold! :: 'mouse

Juan discovered expensive little insulated push-plug connectors and was more than happy to hand over his credit card and throw away his old-fashioned wire-nut electrical connectors forever when his first wiring experiments with them were 100% successful and not shocking at all.

    TAGS:  electricity


shocking but true :: 'mouse

If you only flip the breaker on half a 220-volt circuit, there are still 110 evil volts waiting to bite your unsuspecting finger.​

    TAGS:  electricity


The best laid plans of 'mouses and men can oft be completely derailed by some idiot with access to the master circuit breaker for the building.

    TAGS:  argh, electricity, fail


Juan usually considered himself above such sissiness as flipping breakers before wiring plugs, but he decided to make an exception for the 240volt/50-amp circuit in the metal box serving his oven.

 

    TAGS:  electricity, discretion, valor


 

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