Originally Posted By: chaosmagnet
Please destroy the suicide cord. They're exceptionally dangerous, both to you and to linemen. Please either use extension cords or have an electrician install a transfer switch.

So the options for
destroying a male-to-male cable are:

turn into extension cord with a sex change (male-to-female)

or recycle after castrating (cut off one male)

hmm, $150 of code legal hardware for a diyEasy Generator to Home Hook Up
and maybe double or triple to have an electrician do the wiring (says homewyse/homeadvisor)