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    120 volts on romex ground?

    All outlets on a circuit in my older home recently failed.
    In the process of replacing receptacles I discovered that
    that at each outlet there is 120 from hot to ground, 110 from neutral to ground
    but only 8 to 20 from hot to neutral.
    Can I assume that there is 100+ volts on ground? What could cause this?


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