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True or False: Using a telephone during a lightening storm is dangerous.

 

Answer: True—Lightning can strike telephone and electrical wires and travel into your house, through your phone cord, into your telephone, to the handset, and shock you! Cordless phones are not dangerous because there is no physical connection to the wires. It is, however, dangerous and rude to use your cordless phone during an electrical storm to call your neighbor who does not have a cordless phone.

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