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View Poll Results: Do people typically say "light bill," "power bill" or "electric bill"
Electric bill 69 66.99%
Power bill 11 10.68%
Light bill 17 16.50%
Something else 12 11.65%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 103. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-10-2016, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Naples Island
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I've heard all three phrases used to refer to what I suspect most Americans and I myself refer to as "electric bills," so just out of curiosity, what do people call this bill in your general area?
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Old 06-10-2016, 03:06 PM
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Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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Utility bill- electric, gas, and water all together in my last city
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Old 06-10-2016, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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I'm from Tennessee and it's "power bill."
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Old 06-10-2016, 04:13 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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I've heard old timers in the South say light bill but I think that electric bill is becoming pretty national these days.
That said, this is an interesting thing to think about.
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Old 06-11-2016, 06:01 AM
 
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Utility bill. Electric, gas, water, and garbage pickup included (the City got the garbage fee included in the bill).

Alabama.
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Old 06-11-2016, 07:12 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
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Light bill, North Carolina. Just heard it the other day, too. Coworker and I were talking about electric cars saving you gas money but then you have to charge it, she said your "light bill" would probably skyrocket.
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Old 06-11-2016, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Hyde Park, Los Angeles
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Either "utilities" or just "lights"
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Old 06-11-2016, 10:44 AM
 
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Electric bill. Gas and water are both separate bills.
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Light bill or utility bill. Light bill mostly for me.
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Oxnard
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Electric Bill....Southern California Edison
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