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"Aluminium" is not a word that's used in American English. Don't know why that's such a problem for you guys, lol.
And no, it doesn't reflect on a lack of education or whatever other nonsense you're saying about that.
Americans don't have any special obligation to know how British people say "aluminum," of all things, lol.
Again, it's not logical to ask me to prove a negative. There's no such thing as proof that something doesn't exist.
But if something doesn't exist, then it doesn't exist. And that's the default conclusion.
And again, blaming Oliver's habitual upright walk, on his cage... would make sense if there was more than one example of it happening, in all of recorded history. But no such luck. There have been thousands of examples of monkeys that were caged, without suddenly starting to walk like a human.
So that's a very lame excuse for Oliver's human-like traits.
You guys obviously have a problem with it, demonstrated by your repeated long-winded posts about it.
You guys are arguing that Americans do know the word, and arguing that we should. Neither of which is true.
Since aluminum is a metal
Everyone is very impressed by your amazing prowess with the word "aluminium."
Your repeated requests about recorded history... are asking me to prove a negative. You're asking me to prove that something doesn't exist in recorded history.
...And you're busting me for using the words "blaming" and "excuse," which I used in completely correct usage. Hmmm I'm starting to wonder about you, lol.
actually its an alloy which a mixture of a few metals but fact don't matter to you as long as its close enough but far enough to cause obfuscation when talking specifics.
are you posting to yourself in replies to me now?
I couldn't care less about the word, how is it relevant to the thread?
I quote exactly what I respond to.
The fact is that you and your buddy have been banging on about the word "aluminum" and "aluminium," including your last post that I'm now responding to.
Everything I said is true, "aluminium" isn't used (or familiar) in American English, and yet you're still arguing against that. I'm terribly sorry that you guys are so upset about it, lol.
Please don't tell me that you think the fact of it being an alloy... means that it's not metal? LOL!!
It's not, except you and oldcarpy just spent half of your day posting about it LOL!!
Man let's drop it, please.
You're asking me to prove the absence of something in recorded history.
...And now you think you're busting me over the word "busting?" Really dude? Because I used that word correctly as well.
So let's recap the last few hours. You're somehow really angry to learn that Americans are unfamiliar with the British word "aluminium," and you refuse to believe it, for some reason.
You thought you busted me for my correct usage of the words "blame," "excuse," "bust," and "metal."
is it a fact
so please quote it as I have been asking you to do.
its just on the last page
I just respond.
NO arguing against it just saying you can only say so for yourself not all Americans.
Yes it a mixture of metals which makes it an alloy. But close enough is good enough for you and facts and definitions mean nothing.
NO I was replying tour posts that were talking about spelling in a thread about monkeys.