Why does every country have its own plug?

Nov 04 2009

My favorite part of this article is where it says that there’s no hope of a new single plug that will work everywhere in the world… funny… and sad. :/

Ok, maybe not every country, but with at least 12 different sockets in widespread use it sure as hell feels like it to anyone who’s ever traveled. So why in the world, literally, are there so many? Funny story!

Giz Explains: Why Every Country Has a Different F#$%ing Plug

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