01. When I was a kid, we had an [electric] can-opener, which to me always seemed kind of useless.02. Turn off the lights when you go out of the room; we need to save on [electricity].03. Firemen believe the fire started because of a broken [electrical] wire in the wall.04. I don't know how to fix the lights in the garage; I think I'd better phone an [electrician] to do it.05. When I was a kid, my parents bought us an [electric] toothbrush that made it lots of fun to brush our teeth.06. The little boy was very excited when he got an [electric] train set for Christmas.07. The atmosphere in the auditorium was [electric] when the singer came on stage.08. I got an [electric] shock when I tried to change the lightbulb.09. George Gobal once remarked that if it weren't for [electricity], we'd all be watching television by candlelight.10. The human brain continues sending out [electrical] wave signals for up to 37 hours following death.11. The energy released in one hour by a single sunspot is equal to all the [electrical] power that will be used in the United States over the next million years.12. In August of 1890, murderer William Kemmler became the first person to be executed in the [electric] chair in New York.13. Experts say that wind power could provide up to 12% of the Earth's [electricity] within 20 years.14. In Laos, [electricity] is currently available in only a few urban areas.15. A typical lightbulb wastes about 95 percent of the [electricity] it uses.
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