Scandinavia and the World
Scandinavia and the World

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So Spooky 8 8, 8:45am

@VeryCreativeName so apparently aluminium/aluminum was named British Humphry Davy and he wanted it be pronounced aluminum but is fellow British countrymen were "no we're going to call it aluminium" but the Americans kept calling it aluminum.

here's a video about it

so we Americans are just respecting a dead man's wishes unknownly

also British invented the word soccer