Sulfur, Sulfa ----- Sulphur?

Bill Richardson
Wed, 09 Nov 2005 15:10:51 PST
does that mean that the Sulphur Springs Hotels in Texas have to change their
name to Sulfa??
Bill Richardson,
West Gippsland,
Ixia Website:

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Claude Sweet" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Sulfur, Sulfa ----- Sulphur?

> The spelling of sulphur is "sulfur" in the USA and now that IUPAC has
> decided it has jurisdiction over the British English language (as
> distinct from American English) as well as nomenclature, the UK is
> expected to use the "f" form of the word.

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