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Visiting foreign lecturer wishes to make reference to igloo/kayak/#blubber economy. Makes mistake of using word “#Eskimo”.

Is corrected for not saying “#Inuit”.

Corrector corrected, because not all igloo/kayak/#blubber guys are #Inuit.

Corrector-corrector corrected because not all Inuit are igloo/kayak/blubber guys.

Sociologists and anthropologists climb in, and the word “Athabascan” appears, inconclusively.

Linguists challenge spelling of “#Athabaskan”.

Ad hoc discussion of social-justice aspects of #CanadianNavy having a ship called “HMCS Athabaskan”, possibly previously “HMCS Athabascan”, deployed in war in support of #colonialist-#imperial interests.

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and off we go #EnergyTwitter! May the thread start! 💡

Did You Know: To provide vital #oil across the English Channel after the #DDay landings, within months secret #pipelines were unwound from massive spools to reach French ports.
Following the #DDay invasion– June 6, 1944 – Allied forces would need vast quantities of #petroleum to continue the advance into #Europe. Allied leaders also knew that petroleum tankers trying to reach French ports would be vulnerable to #Luftwaffe attacks...
A top-secret “Operation #PLUTO” – Pipe Line Under The Ocean – became the Allied strategy. It would fuel victory with #oil production from the #USA petroleum industry. The secret pipeline mission used a popular #WaltDisney character for its logo. #OOTT
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Flood özet: sanayi devrimi üçe ayrılır. birinci, ikinci ve üçüncü sanayi devrimidir. İkinci sanayi devriminden sonra ticaretin gelişmesiyle ve ulaşım araçlarına olan talebin artmasıyla birlikte petrole olan talep hızla artmıştır.
ABD'nin 2017 yılında enerji tüketimini ve petrolü kullandığı alanları aşağıdaki görselden görebilirsiniz.
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