Silly Molecule Names.

Who says chemistry is boring? Just check out this oldie-but-goodie website by Paul May for molecules with silly or unusual names .. For example, did you know there is :

  • Clitorin
  • Constipatic Acid
  • Erectone
    Fucitol (no, not that miracle drug)
  • George and Bi-George
  • Mirasorvone (yes, named after the actress Mira Sorvino)
  • Moronic acid
  • Spamol
  • Unununium (technically not a molecule. This element with a funny name was renamed roentgenium)

And many, many more: Link

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