Re: What's In A Name?

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On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 16:07 -0700, =?ISO-8859-1?Q? N=E9stor _ wrote:
> Maybe you are using a Spanish dictionary because that is how I spell
> it in Spanish :-)

Wierd. In Spanish I spell it 'azufre'.

poc


> On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 3:36 PM, Ian Malone <[email protected]>
> wrote:
>         Bob Goodwin USA wrote:
>                 Alan Cox wrote:
>                                 Sulphur is an awesome name! It's
>                                 interesting that they decided to use
>                                 the old name of the element, spelt
>                                 with a ph rather than an f.
>                                    
>                         
>                         
>                         ph is the correct spelling for real English
>                         and scientific usage...
>                         
>                          
>                 And when I type sulphur my Mozilla Thunderbird spell
>                 check offers sulfur!  I knew it had changed sometime
>                 over the last fifty or sixty years.
>                 
>                 
>         
>         
>         No.  "Sulfur" is an American spelling; you are using
>         Thunderbird's American dictionary.  It is suggesting to me
>         that I should change to sulphur.
>         
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