Going Green

We needed a new light bulb in the bathroom.  It seems easy enough to buy one when we go to the store.  David picked out a bulb that’s energy efficient “green.”  It’s funny how things translate in our own language.  We are used to hearing the word “green” as English speakers to describe if something is environmentally friendly.

When David looked over the packaging and it’s low wattage and green, he instantly thought it’s environmentally friendly “green.”  The bulb is white on the outside, so why would he think anything different.


When we arrived back to the house and he installed the new light bulb, he was surprised when he flipped the switch and the room was green colored.  He called us in to experience this green light for ourselves.  We all laughed about it.  So, in this case the actual light put off by this bulb is green.

green bathroom

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7 Responses to Going Green

  1. Pop-pop says:

    That is funny! Did you replace the green bulb or will you keep a green room?

  2. MawMaw says:

    The green light would trigger the boys’ creative imaginations, I would suspect (make believe they’re in a super-hero’s room, etc.).

  3. Barbara says:

    Verdi interesting 💡👽

  4. Denise says:

    That’s funny right there!

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