Renaming the Periodic Table, one non-Germanic English word at a time.
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The Roundaround Board of the Firststuffs
Inspired by Poul Anderson's essay Uncleftish Beholding - wherein he explains the basics of atomic theory without using any English words of non-Germanic origin - I wanted to make a Periodic Table of the Elements (or, "Roundaround Board of the Firststuffs", as he calls it) doing the same. I put one together (made with Crayon!) a… Continue reading The Roundaround Board of the Firststuffs