'Blue is neutral, brown is live and green and yellow's earth.'
So said the electrician, quite offended by my mirth.
I accept that blue is neutral, but shouldn't it be white?
It's neither one thing nor the other, so white would be just
But how can brown be live when it's a colour for the dead?
I'm sure that everyone agrees, it should be flaming red.
And tell me whose idea it was to mix the green and yellow?
I don't want to be persistent, but tell me that, good fellow.
No reply, I'm not surprised, the answer's hard to find.
But I think I know; it's as clear as mud. The designer's
(This won't mean much if you live in America, as I don't know
what crazy colour coding you have there)
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