The Electrical Contractor Network

ECN Electrical Forum
Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Books, Tools and Test Equipment for Electrical and Construction Trades

Register Now!

Register Now!

We want your input!


2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Recent Posts
Would ELV branch circuits be a good idea?
by LongRunner
Today at 07:42 AM
100% breakers?
by Texas_Ranger
Today at 06:13 AM
Forum Software Upgrade coming soon...
by Trumpy
01/14/17 07:11 PM
Faricating Guards out if Lexan?
by Trumpy
01/14/17 07:09 PM
Dangerous DIY Advice
by Potseal
01/12/17 09:52 AM
New in the Gallery:
Desk-mounted "power-board"
Shout Box

Top Posters (30 Days)
HotLine1 16
gfretwell 11
sparkyinak 10
ghost307 10
Webmaster 8
Who's Online
1 registered (ghost307), 271 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#66881 - 06/20/06 07:06 PM Misspelling
Sparks30 Offline

Registered: 03/23/02
Posts: 125
Loc: Connecticut.usa
My friend took the Ct E-2 and a question on there was something like How many wires can you fit under a blotted gound screw. I never heard of this or is it slotted ground screw?
Any ideas. Thanks

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Arc Flash Clothing, Gloves, KneePads, Tool Belts, Pouches, Tool Carriers, etc. etc....

#66882 - 06/20/06 07:31 PM Re: Misspelling
togol Offline

Registered: 09/15/05
Posts: 426
Loc: NW In. USA
maybe it was a blotted sound crew

#66883 - 06/20/06 08:31 PM Re: Misspelling
Sixer Offline

Registered: 08/08/05
Posts: 264
Loc: Canada
Don't be silly togol, it's a bloated round shrew.

"Will it be cheaper if I drill the holes for you?"

#66884 - 06/20/06 09:00 PM Re: Misspelling
e57 Offline

Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 2837
Loc: S.F.,CA USA
Thats doubled Cockney Slang for "Rotten Brown Shoe", which translates to.....
Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason

#66885 - 06/21/06 06:08 AM Re: Misspelling
ghost307 Online   content

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 895
Loc: Chicago Illinois USA
You could always run Microsoft's SpellCheck:

Eye have a spell chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marks four my revue
Miss steaks eye kin not sea

Eye strike a quay and type a word
And weight for it too say
Weather eye am wrong or write
It shows me strait a weigh

As soon as a mist ache is maid
It shoes before two long
And eye can put the error write
It's rare lea ever wrong

Eye have run this poem threw it
I'm shore your please to no
It's letter perfect all the weigh
My chequer towed me sew

#66886 - 06/21/06 07:20 AM Re: Misspelling
renosteinke Offline
Cat Servant

Registered: 01/22/05
Posts: 5305
Loc: Blue Collar Country
I had ghoti for dinner last night.

Don't know what ghoti is? Sure you do. Think:

"gh" as in 'laugh' =F
"o" as in 'woman' =i
"ti" as in 'nation' =sh

Along similar lines, columnist Mike Royko once put the Gettysburg address through one of those programs..... let's just say the computer version was forgotten before the ink dried!

(I was going to edit my goof...but Mahlere caught me first! :-))

[This message has been edited by renosteinke (edited 06-21-2006).]

#66887 - 06/21/06 02:10 PM Re: Misspelling
togol Offline

Registered: 09/15/05
Posts: 426
Loc: NW In. USA
upon mature consideration.......

that is one sorry -ass lookin woman

#66888 - 06/21/06 02:14 PM Re: Misspelling
togol Offline

Registered: 09/15/05
Posts: 426
Loc: NW In. USA

that was some fine writin' right there
the guy could bring tears to my eyes with
his stories

#66889 - 06/21/06 02:55 PM Re: Misspelling
mahlere Offline

Registered: 11/17/05
Posts: 514
Loc: New Jersey

that would actually be "o as in 'women' = i"

dang spell checkers.

#66890 - 06/23/06 09:43 AM Re: Misspelling
SolarPowered Offline

Registered: 07/05/04
Posts: 615
Loc: Palo Alto, CA, USA
Didn't I read that Miss Spelling got married? Or was it that she got divorced again? It's so hard to keep track with these Hollywood types.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals