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Same Thoughts, Different Words


If you were to read my books, some of my words might sound old fashioned or fancy to you.

Other books written for grownups may have difficult words, too.

But they mean the same things your words mean -- and they're fun to know.


MATCH up the energy-saving expression on the left to the one on the right that means the same thing.


IN YOUR WORLD   IN MY TIME

Don't use the heating or air-
conditioning unless necessary
  Extinguish the illumination
 
Walk, don't drive   Ambulate rather than navigate
 
Turn down the heat   Latch the portal
 
Don't use appliances unless you need to  Reduce the ambient temperature
 
Close the door   Eschew extraneous apparatus usage
 
Wear a sweater or jacket when its cold   Don additional garments in inclement weather
 
Turn out the lights   Avoid unnecessary climate control




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