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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar
T-Rex: T-Rex presents The Periodic Table:
T-Rex: 13. ALUMINIUM
T-Rex: A highly reactive metal, but a thin layer of oxidisation will protect the shiny metal underneath.
T-Rex: In the USA it has one less syllable.
Utahraptor: You mean it has one fewer syllable.
T-Rex: It's people like you who make the periodic table fewer interesting!
The author writes:
Just because it's better to argue about prescriptivist grammar than differences in spelling!