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Old October 28 2013, 09:12 PM   #151
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Re: Things people often say you find amusing...

^ Uh oh, what did I do?
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Old October 28 2013, 09:50 PM   #152
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Re: Things people often say you find amusing...

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^ Uh oh, what did I do?
^You spoke "American"




Which reminds me; I seriously hate it when the last "i" is missing from the name of the metal aluminium... but that's also just an americanism afaik.
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Old October 28 2013, 09:57 PM   #153
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^ Uh oh, what did I do?
^You spoke "American"
I'm not following... I mean, I just think it's a bit amusing to say "Nucular" when that phrase is not contained anywhere in the word.
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Old October 28 2013, 09:59 PM   #154
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^You didn't do anything wrong. Kreacher was agreeing with you, in that she finds it extremely annoying.
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Old October 28 2013, 10:01 PM   #155
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Re: Things people often say you find amusing...

I don't think you're to blame for anything here (nor am I sure I totally understand this precise context), but the word "nucular" is a funny one!
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Old October 28 2013, 10:10 PM   #156
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trekkiedeath wrote: View Post
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^ Uh oh, what did I do?
^You spoke "American"




Which reminds me; I seriously hate it when the last "i" is missing from the name of the metal aluminium... but that's also just an americanism afaik.
The American spelling came first.

http://chemistry.about.com/b/2013/05...-aluminium.htm
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Old October 28 2013, 10:16 PM   #157
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That's good to know. If I want you to completely freak out I'll just have to mention Däniken
You can do worse than that. Try talking about homeopathy, and you will see the fury of the lizard unfold before your very eyes...
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Re: Things people often say you find amusing...

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Which reminds me; I seriously hate it when the last "i" is missing from the name of the metal aluminium... but that's also just an americanism afaik.
The American spelling came first.

http://chemistry.about.com/b/2013/05...-aluminium.htm
Interesting, very so indeed
(Thanks for that link!)



Doesn't change the fact that is sounds wrong though.
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Old October 28 2013, 10:22 PM   #159
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Doesn't change the fact that is sounds wrong though.
Funny, here I was thinking that your way sounds wrong.
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Doesn't change the fact that is sounds wrong though.
Funny, here I was thinking that your way sounds wrong.
BUT... from your link I can see that it was changed to the "-ium" ending merely for the fact that it sounded wrong* without


Just as a side-note; this metal was once the most precious of all metals!

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*) Yeah, yeah: "to conform", but isn't that the same?
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Old October 29 2013, 12:00 AM   #161
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Old October 29 2013, 12:04 AM   #162
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^You didn't do anything wrong. Kreacher was agreeing with you, in that she finds it extremely annoying.
This!
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Old October 29 2013, 12:30 AM   #163
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Re: Things people often say you find amusing...

Whew.

Guess this is just another example of a joke flying way the hell over my head. Jokes do that to me so often, I have my own airspace.
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Old October 29 2013, 12:32 AM   #164
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^Well, I wasn't going to say, but...............yeah.
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Old October 29 2013, 02:10 AM   #165
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. . . I seriously hate it when the last "i" is missing from the name of the metal aluminium... but that's also just an americanism afaik.
Well, I think it sounds silly to put an "o" in the middle of airplane.
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