Think you know electrician lingo like the back of your hand? In many professions, they have their own unique slang and way of communicating to make their job easier. These things usually develop over long periods of time between groups of professionals. Diverse professions including truckers, athletes, chefs and more all have a unique vocabulary tied to their profession. It is not uncommon for an outsider to hear two people engaged in technical work talk about their day and have no idea what they are really saying.
For electricians, much of this slang relates to technical jargon and tools. It is their job to maintain and fix electrical systems, which can often be a challenging and precarious job. Sometimes, it can even be downright dangerous! Electricians combine the know-how of a handyman with advanced knowledge of electrical systems so they can be ready to take care of any problems that arise in homes, stores, offices, theaters and other places. Electricians use slang used by the entire electrical industry, including contractors and more.
If you think you are ready to shed some light on electrician slang and can handle some high-voltage questions, then flip the switch and give this quiz a shot!
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