Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Fact of the Day: Aqua Sultan

Abdul Hamid II was one of the last Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, and quite known for his paranoia about losing his power. He got rid of water's chemical formula H2O in chemistry books because he feared that people would think it meant that Hamid the 2nd was nothing. 

13 comments:

  1. The preoccupations of people who don't have to worry about the normal realities of life invariably invent even more onerous demons!

    Another winner, Adam - seriously

    ALOHA from Honolulu
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    =^..^= <3

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  2. Shoulda changed his name to "Al Aqua." Then beheaded anyone who gave him any lip.

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  3. My goodness, how insecure was he then!

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  4. I must say he doesn't look too intelligent.

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  5. Only fools think they can be important closing people´s eyes to the truth. Kisses:)

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  6. Omg, so crazy!

    xoxo
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