How is the #"Bronsted Lowry"# theory of acidity formulated?
The physical chemists, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted in Denmark and Thomas Martin Lowry in England, independently proposed an acid-base theory that carries their names.
In their conception of acid base behaviour, an acid and a base exchanged a proton,
And for a stronger acid, such as
it is clear which is the acid, the proton donor, and which is the base, the proton acceptor.
I once asked a Dane who was quite an accomplished linguist what was the difference in pronounciation between