Reply to post: Re: ahh, floppy disks

It's round and wobbles, but madam, it's a mouse pad, not a floppy disk


Re: ahh, floppy disks

I was horrified when I first encountered continental plugs/sockets with their piece of springy iron wire as the earth contact.

I did a trade show in Paris some years back. We paid a fairly hefty surcharge to have a 15A feed to the stall. I was less than impressed to find they hadn't fitted one - our kit required electricity.

I called the electrician, who confirmed that we did indeed have a 15A supply. I was buggered if I could find it, so I got him to come to the stand to show me where lay this mythical cable.

He pointed to a bit of bell wire sticking through the carpet...


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