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  • n. Plural form of lightswitch.


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  • LOL when I was in Canadia I didn't notice that about the lightswitches, only that they were gigantically huge and you could turn them on and off with the palm of your hand.

    Australia/New Zealand versus the USA: amusing differences

  • And I have my attention drawn to them all the time, as they hang (as you can see) right by the lightswitches.

    Blue and brown on show

  • Will Lois have any development or are lightswitches and handouts are what we should expect from her character?

    Post Your Questions for SMALLVILLE Showrunner Al Gough | the TV addict

  • And it's worked as well – according to reports, a fly-on-the-wall reality series all about David and Victoria Beckham stumbling round their giant LA mansion trying to work out how their lightswitches work is going to be shown on NBC later this year.

    David & Victoria Beckham Get Belly Buttons Out For Fame

  • We've all seen smart buildings, smart lightswitches, smart toilets, and intelligent user interfaces, but what happens when you have

    Boing Boing

  • I do mean clean - I have even wiped down the skirting boards and the lightswitches.

    Hallowe'en means my birthday is coming

  • (The faceplate of lightswitches is really quite sharp when there's no wall behind it ..)

    Ask MetaFilter

  • (J Peasemould Gruntfuttock is happy with his lightswitches, Thu 4 Feb, 14: 10, Reply) hehe


  • He could turn on and off lightswitches by jumping up and hitting the toggles (I'm sure my neighbors thought I had some sort of freaky disco going on most nights.)

    RoseByAny @-;----

  • That's when the retcons and lightswitches really began to take place and it's gotten worse every year since.

    Home Theater Forum


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