Posted by Lewis on March 26, 2004
In Reply to: "Socket"? "outlet"? posted by Jane on March 26, 2004
: the question was put to me by a teacher .
: Is it right that "socket" is more commonly used in britain as oppose to "outlet" used in america?
: Thanks a bunch!
the word 'outlet' is not used at all in mainstream British English. 'outlet' is used as an alternative to 'vent' instead.