Big deal, so you can say these big science names. It’s obvious to me that you some sort of freak or nerd.
Nothing wrong with spreading a little knowledge.
As long as Liv understands, they are speaking the same language and no one is showing off. It’s like speaking Chinese to someone else who knows Chinese – they’re all on the same level.
For me it’s pink flowers, purple flowers, yellow flowers and those little bitty ones over there.
The Latin names came long after the common names.
Reminds me of a documentary I saw ages ago ahead of the premiere of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio. There was a scene where all these trained professional singers were gathered for a rehearsal; and I’m sure every one of them were jealous of Macca’s money, especially when he admitted to the chorus, “I can’t tell you what’s a hemidemisemiquaver or whatever; all I can tell you is, ‘that bit there’.”