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lol this should give you the answer..

"The "p" stands for "potenz" (this means the potential to be) and the "H" stands for Hydrogen. So you must write pH with a lower case (little) p and an upper case (capital) H. Writing PH would mean a public house! Writing Ph would mean philosophy as in PhD which means a Doctor of Philosophy."

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"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that."  ~Albus Dumbledore, Sorcerer's Stone.

"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we are, far more than our abilities."  ~Albus Dumbledore, Chamber of Secrets.
"Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery."  ~Albus Dumbledore, Goblet of Fire.

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Very nicely explained Srujana !!!
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