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Italian term or phrase:lampadina
English translation:light bulb
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22:50 Nov 11, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: lampadina
devo cambiare la lampadina

what does this mean? Thanks!
xxxproztester
i.e. I must put in a new light bulb
Explanation:
as in "how many .... does it take to change a light bulb?" Let's take lawyers (no offence to anybody!) and have a good laugh: it's Sunday, after all. Regards, Paola L M

Here are some answers:
It only takes one lawyer to change your light bulb to his light bulb.
How many can you afford?
Three. One to change it and two to keep interrupting by standing up and shouting "Objection!"
65. 42 to sue the power company for insufficiently supplying power, or negligent failure to prevent the surge that made the bulb burn out in the first place, 14 to sue the electrician who wired the house, and 9 to sue the bulb manufacturers.
Fifty four. Eight to argue, one to get a continuance, one to object, one to demur, two to research precedents, one to dictate a letter, one to stipulate, five to turn in their time cards, one to depose, one to write interrogatories, two to settle, one to order a secretary to change the bulb, and twenty-eight to bill for professional services.

Such number as may be deemed necessary to perform the stated task in a timely and efficient manner within the strictures of the following agreement: Whereas the party of the first part, also known as "Lawyer",and the party of the second part, also known as "Light Bulb", do hereby and forthwith agree to a transaction wherein the party of the second part (Light Bulb) shall be removed from the current position as a result of failure to perform previously agreed upon duties, i. e., the lighting, elucidation, and otherwise illumination of the area ranging from the front (north) door, through the entryway, terminating at an area just inside the primary living area, demarcated by the beginning of the carpet, any spillover illumination being at the option of the party of the second part (Light Bulb) and not required by the aforementioned agreement between the parties.
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Summary of answers provided
nai.e. I must put in a new light bulb
CLS Lexi-tech
naI need to change the lightbulbfmatteoda


  

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4 hrs
I need to change the lightbulb


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6 hrs
i.e. I must put in a new light bulb


Explanation:
as in "how many .... does it take to change a light bulb?" Let's take lawyers (no offence to anybody!) and have a good laugh: it's Sunday, after all. Regards, Paola L M

Here are some answers:
It only takes one lawyer to change your light bulb to his light bulb.
How many can you afford?
Three. One to change it and two to keep interrupting by standing up and shouting "Objection!"
65. 42 to sue the power company for insufficiently supplying power, or negligent failure to prevent the surge that made the bulb burn out in the first place, 14 to sue the electrician who wired the house, and 9 to sue the bulb manufacturers.
Fifty four. Eight to argue, one to get a continuance, one to object, one to demur, two to research precedents, one to dictate a letter, one to stipulate, five to turn in their time cards, one to depose, one to write interrogatories, two to settle, one to order a secretary to change the bulb, and twenty-eight to bill for professional services.

Such number as may be deemed necessary to perform the stated task in a timely and efficient manner within the strictures of the following agreement: Whereas the party of the first part, also known as "Lawyer",and the party of the second part, also known as "Light Bulb", do hereby and forthwith agree to a transaction wherein the party of the second part (Light Bulb) shall be removed from the current position as a result of failure to perform previously agreed upon duties, i. e., the lighting, elucidation, and otherwise illumination of the area ranging from the front (north) door, through the entryway, terminating at an area just inside the primary living area, demarcated by the beginning of the carpet, any spillover illumination being at the option of the party of the second part (Light Bulb) and not required by the aforementioned agreement between the parties.



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See you!
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