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Re: [OT] British vs. American English

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 8:44 PM, Scott Ferguson
<prettyfly.productions@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/10/11 23:17, John Hasler wrote:
>> I wrote:
>>> The heirs of Herr Siemens might disagree with you on that, not to
>>> mention Thomson, Faraday, etc.
>> Scott writes:
>>> and Tesla (AC).
>> While born in Europe Tesla became a US citizen and did his important
>> work as such.
> Yes - of course. I only watched "The Prestige" the other night - I must
> be getting very old.
> Electricity didn't go much of anywhere without AC - I recall Edison
> tried with DC. Can't remember alternators - would that be Seimens??

Tesla has been credited with spreading AC through USA.

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