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Old 18th April 2017, 07:16 PM
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Aluminidinium.

Hence the American preoccupation with grotesquely butchering proper nomenclatural rulez with regards to.
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Old 18th April 2017, 07:53 PM
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Aluminidinium.

Hence the American preoccupation with grotesquely butchering proper nomenclatural rulez with regards to.
Well was looking for alumium or aluminium, but the second part of your answer lets you off.
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Old 18th April 2017, 08:20 PM
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I have to confess since Na is element 11 and Mg is element 12 i simply looked at element 13 and the answer was obvious.

Since we are on a Humphry Davy kick there are two non-element things I associate him with.

The first us the Davy Safety Lamp, for to make it safer for miners working in explosive atmospheres, which paradoxically lead to an increase in mining accidents.

What was the other? Still used commonly today.
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Old 19th April 2017, 04:21 PM
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The asshat?

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Old 19th April 2017, 04:29 PM
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I had no idea so I looked it up. Was surprised.
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Old 19th April 2017, 04:47 PM
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The pornograph, used for playing pornography.

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Old 19th April 2017, 05:03 PM
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No. You're thinking of the French Horn.

Hint, it isn't an object like a lamp or a horn.

Hint, he was primarily a chemist.

Hint, you'll laugh when you find out.
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Old 19th April 2017, 06:38 PM
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Nitrous Oxide?
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Old 19th April 2017, 06:52 PM
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That's the one.

Tested it on himself.
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Old 19th April 2017, 07:01 PM
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That's the one.

Tested it on himself.
Your hint gave it away
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