Where's the bit where you forgot to say " Well I didn't read the entire thread, but..." - see post #37
Where, incidentally, you will see that he first named it Alumium not Aluminum
What I dislike about England is just that - it's sad to see a great country disparaged by its own people, and handed over to the Muslims to boot. The English were ,at one time, the most bad-ass group of people on Earth and now they are focused on beer and 'futball'. Don't worry, though, someday your Muslims will own the country and will go to war with the Mexican who owns ours.
Who else - besides my parents - puts an "r" in Chicago?
In deep south US, "shit" is a two syllable word: shee-it.
And if you want to hear English mangled by the English, watch "Coronation Street"...
had an uncle who insisted on calling it 'alloy'.
drove me crazy everytime he said it
That is a Mancunian accent or dialect of the English language, much the same as comparing someone from New Orleans with Washington DC.
What about the F in cod?