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#23435 - 03/17/03 10:30 PM Ugly's  
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I just dug out my Ugly’s Electrical References book that I had been looking for and my Wife wanted to know why it’s named Ugly’s. (She always laughs at it) Does anyone know where the strange name came from!?


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#23436 - 03/18/03 02:06 AM Re: Ugly's  
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There used to be an electricain who always had notes or quick look-ups to the most terms, formulas, tables, NEC ....etc. so he kept a notepad/notbook with all this info in it. However, it was never organized and it was all handwritten and all his co-workers were refering to his notes. so he decided to use his notbook/notpad and make a fortune out of it.
And since it was never organized he called his yellow book UGLY'S.
I beleive that's where the name came from.

Edward


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