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When is an electrical engineer not an engineer? When Arizona's state regulators decide to play word games

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Re: Rename the terms?

Belated follow-up, in case anyone cares...

I've just been reading about the impeachment of Warren Hastings, Governor of the (British) East India Company, in (the British) parliament in 1788. Hastings was accused of "high crimes and misdemeanours", so the phrase evidently has its origins on the British side of the Atlantic. It appears to be a standard part of the impeachment process, although nobody has been impeached in Britain since 1806.

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