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The chemist’s alphabet

Dear All,

Here is the alphabet for chemists, enjoy and if you think you can improve on it then post your suggestions as a comment.

A is for acids, amides and americium
B is for barium
C is for cadmium and copper
D is for distribution ratio
E is for extraction and elimination reactions (E1 and E2)
F is for Friedal-Crafts reactions, Ferrocene and formic acid
G is for gallium and gas chromatography
H is for halides and hydrogen
I is for ion
J (j) is what engineers use for i
K is for a constant
L is for lithium
M is for metal ion
N is for naphthalene and nickel
O is for oxide and ozone
P is for phosphate, polymers, phenol and phenyl
Q is for quartz and quadrapole
R is for ‘R’ group
S is for sulphur and SN2 reactions
T is for tritium and trimethyl silyl
U is for ultraviolet
V is for vanadium
W is for Wood’s metal
X is for x-ray
Y is for yttrium
Z is for zinc


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