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A bit of gobbledy gook

A bit of gobbledy gook

A bit of gobbledy gook

I just purchased a lamp-holder for a table lamp to replace one that was broken. These were the instructions that came with it:


Do not connect this lamp-holder to a flexible cord, which may be subject to tension in normal use unless means are provided to relieve the connections from the strain and to protect the insulation. For a threaded lampholder this must only be used as replacement on a luminaire where there is a means to lock the thread so that the lamp-holder cannot be accidentally unscrewed during normal use.

I am posting this on the chance that you might find it entertaining. I haven't even tried to make sense of it.


Mike Lewis (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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RE: A bit of gobbledy gook

The way I take it - do not hang this 'lamp-holder' like this:

Many electric cords are not design to hold the weight of heavy 'lamp-holders'.
Liability issues. They may also state: Do not take it internally, do not swallow, lick, or use as a food dish, etc. smile

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RE: A bit of gobbledy gook

Unfortunately I have translations from other languages to English to be less than perfect on some installation manuals.

RE: A bit of gobbledy gook

Here are some hilarious examples of Chinese Translation

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RE: A bit of gobbledy gook

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