How to pronounce Aluminum

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How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by OldSpice » December 3rd, 2011, 1:16 pm

I saw this video and I'm pretty sure it's wrong, can someone confirm this for me though?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eorUwMcI2tQ
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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by RandomPerson » December 3rd, 2011, 1:39 pm

OldSpice wrote:I saw this video and I'm pretty sure it's wrong, can someone confirm this for me though?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eorUwMcI2tQ
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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by Skink » December 3rd, 2011, 3:57 pm

That's...odd. Maybe it's a regional thing?

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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by Luo » December 3rd, 2011, 4:01 pm

Alternatively, you could go the British route and insist on calling it "aluminium."
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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by illusionist » December 3rd, 2011, 4:04 pm

Lol, have you seen the other videos by the same people? Look at the "Physics" one. It's hilarious
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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by Littleboy » December 3rd, 2011, 4:11 pm

Some of those are very interesting.

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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by PacificGoldenPlover » December 3rd, 2011, 4:36 pm

Youtube is an open field... someone's probably just trying to be funny.
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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by RandomPerson » December 3rd, 2011, 6:14 pm

PacificGoldenPlover wrote:Youtube is an open field... someone's probably just trying to be funny.
Probably?

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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by harryk » December 3rd, 2011, 6:57 pm

Luo wrote:Alternatively, you could go the British route and insist on calling it "aluminium."
That's what I like to do :D
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Re: How to pronounce Aluminum

Post by M-E-T-H-O-D MAN » December 4th, 2011, 4:21 pm

Umm, it's a joke.
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