Why do we get an electric shock when touching some metals?

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Diyar Khan  asked the Naked Scientists:
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Why do we some get a shock when touch a metal in winter.

Could you explain it in simple words with example, please.

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Diya Khan.
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« Last Edit: 08/09/2011 09:01:03 by _system »

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Why do we get an electric shock when touching some metals?
« Reply #1 on: 08/09/2011 11:57:40 »
Diyar Khan  asked the Naked Scientists:
   Dear all,

Why do we some get a shock when touch a metal in winter.

Could you explain it in simple words with example, please.

Thanks

Diya Khan.
What do you think?
You are the condenser. Your woolen clothes charge you by  electric charge. Metal shocks you with the opposite electric discharge. [;)]