Старушка (Starushka) (Angol translation)

Старушка

Недолго мучилась старушка
В высоковольтных проводах.
Ее обугленная тушка
На птичек наводила страх.
 
Kűldve: Skirlet HutsenSkirlet Hutsen Szombat, 07/11/2020 - 20:47
Angol translationAngol (equirhythmic, rhyming)
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A Grandma

When grandma touched high-voltage wires,
She didn't suffer very long.
Just her charred carcass would inspire
A fear in small birds all along.
 
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Kűldve: St. SolSt. Sol Kedd, 14/09/2021 - 01:49
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IgeethecatIgeethecat    Kedd, 14/09/2021 - 02:02

Только не смейтесь
А чтобы get electrocuted, do you need to touch a live (kinda) chain? Like + and - connected? Or just + or - will do?

St. SolSt. Sol    Kedd, 14/09/2021 - 02:33

Electrocution is caused by a strong electric current (measured in Amperes). To create a current a circuit between points with different voltage potentials (not necessarily just between + and -) must be closed. Human body is a low resistance conductor, therefore it creates a circuit between a live wire and ground. So, unless you hang in the air when touching live wires or wear insulating shoes, you will be electrocuted by high voltage.

IgeethecatIgeethecat    Csütörtök, 16/09/2021 - 08:38

This is why I failed МГУ
I just don't comprehend voltage potentials

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