Old farts will know the answer to this old trivia question:
What two letters do not appear on a phone?
On the other hand, the periodic table looks the same today as when Mendeleev published it in 1869, so the following trivia question may be a bit better:
What two letters never appear in a chemical abbreviation on the periodic table? (I mean anywhere, bitches.)
Shouldn’t be that hard, if you’re willing to take the time to look.
Jessica Lee made headlines back in May when she placed the following quote in her yearbook:
Fluorine uranium carbon potassium bismuth technetium helium sulfur germanium thulium oxygen neon yttrium.
Seems innocuous enough, till it’s translated with the periodic table:
(A line from a Notorious B.I.G. song, for the old farts reading this.)
Are you made of nickel, cerium, arsenic and sulfur? Because you have a…