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#146 - cleonn
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(05/18/2011) [-]
why didnt i learn about the god uranus while i was in school? we covered all of the other ones
#134 - weniscake
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Third one
Third one
#132 - deitey
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(05/18/2011) [-]
I eat a gallon of ice cream every 2 weeks, but i can't seem to gain weight...
#119 - bobscanfly
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(05/18/2011) [-]
can someone please explain the pea and pepsi...
#13 - afrospasm
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(05/17/2011) [-]
#11 - anon
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(05/17/2011) [-]
Guys, what does OP mean?
#18 to #11 - anon
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(05/17/2011) [-]
OP = open PENIS
#24 to #11 - jjdragon
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(05/17/2011) [-]
OP=Faggot
#12 to #11 - paulyv
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(05/17/2011) [-]
orphan pelican -_-
#155 - Soviet Savior
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(05/18/2011) [-]
72% of statistics are made up on the spot
#118 - Ruspanic
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Saturn and Uranus are not named after Titans, not gods.
#130 to #118 - kamehamehanurd
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(05/18/2011) [-]
I found out in science that Uranus is a gas giant.
#117 - schlickchick
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(05/18/2011) [-]
please, 6 gallons? I practically LIVE off of ice cream!!!
#104 - Skatrpunk
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(05/18/2011) [-]
*starts farting challenge*
#91 - gmarrox
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(05/18/2011) [-]
I wish I coulda been the lucky ****** who tested #4
#71 - kapurass
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(05/18/2011) [-]
excuse me, im off to space to check this **** out
#38 - hurdurhur
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Uh, earth is named after a god. The goddess "Terra".
#40 to #38 - anon
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(05/18/2011) [-]
i tought it was gaia?
#41 to #40 - hurdurhur
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(05/18/2011) [-]
I suppose that's another one, but in Roman Mythology, mother earth is named Terra.
#42 to #41 - anon
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(05/18/2011) [-]
yeah i wasnt sure about roman or greek gods
#47 to #42 - dthedozer
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(05/18/2011) [-]
gaia is greek the planets are named after the roman gods not greek dont bring them into this the distinction between them and the lack of kind of annoys me
#59 to #47 - Nullifier
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(05/18/2011) [-]
distinction is just in names and sometimes in relationships
#44 to #38 - jamesstrongy
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(05/18/2011) [-]
yeah bu the actual name of earth isnt terra...He is saying all the other planets were named after greek gods and ours wasnt...
#45 to #44 - hurdurhur
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Go translate Terra from Latin to English and tell me what it says.
#46 to #45 - jamesstrongy
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(05/18/2011) [-]
i understand what your saying but its not called TERRA its called earth. also latin is a dead language
#52 to #46 - tiagodisouza ONLINE
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(05/18/2011) [-]
i call it Terra im portuguese... soo yeah
#49 to #46 - hurdurhur
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(05/18/2011) [-]
I'm afraid you're wrong. The guy who named the Earth was Roman, thus spoke Latin thus would refer to it as Terra, etc.

The only reason it's commonly referred to as the Earth is the fact that Terra was translated to Earth and English became the dominant language over time. However we still use Terra in all kinds of phrases such as "Terrestrial", Terraform", etc and that's because Astronomers refer to the Earth as "Terra" and thus when a phrase is made relating to the earth it will surely have "terr" in it somewhere.
#58 to #49 - Nullifier
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Bro we still call venus venus, we dont call it anything else. Mars is still mars.
#66 to #58 - hurdurhur
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(05/18/2011) [-]
By your logic, the English language has the final say in what we name anything. The fact remains it was named Terra by a Roman Astronomer and is referred to as Earth through common usage.

Latin and Greek terms are pretty much dominant in the scientific world because those civilizations alone pretty much gave birth to the majority of sciences today.

P.S: Venus and Mars are both Latin names.
#70 to #66 - Nullifier
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yes i know they are both latin. but by your logic we should have to translate venus and mars to something english. but we dont. its roman. and it stays roman.
#80 to #70 - hurdurhur
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You missed my point completely. Your argument is that the Earth is called the Earth. The fact is it was called Terra first, but for some reason it was commonly referred to as Earth by english speakers and became the norm through common usage... but only to English speakers.

The point and fact remains that sciences use the Latin and Greek terms when referring to them and those are their proper names. Why? Because it's a universal convention, I can say Carcharodon carcharias and someone from a different language will know I'm talking about a great white shark.

Spanish call it tierra, Portuguese call it terra, Italian call it terra, french call it terre. English does not dictate what a planet is called. it's still named TERRA.
#83 to #80 - Nullifier
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(05/18/2011) [-]
The english (and some other europeans) dictated what the planets were called a long time ago and this **** hasnt changed. except pluto.
#98 to #83 - hurdurhur
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I'm pretty sure that if "some other European and the English" dictated what that the planet was now called Earth, every other language would be using the convention. By that, I mean every language would have the name "Earth" in their textbooks. But instead they have their language's version of "earth".

This is probably a by product of English's common usage of referring to our planet as earth and being translated, but I don't know about that and a few languages inherit words close to if not exactly "terra".

The fact remains that if you're doing a science like Astronomy (which was developed by the Romans and Greeks), you refer to them by their Latin names so it's Universal and can be picked up by any language that knows the convention.
#103 to #98 - Nullifier
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(05/18/2011) [-]
so youre sitting there in your colelge astronomy class and youre like "oh its so great that we live on Terra because herp derp"
no, you say Earth. You dont translate it to latin. I know its universal because its a dead language, i understand all of this. The point is that the europeans decided that "oh hey, we will name this planet after the greek/roman god of war, ares/mars."
#36 - Phantomgal
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Otters can have 600,00 to 1,000,000 hairs per squre inch so 7 humans to make one squre inch.....I like otters.
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#127 - anon
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Fact: If you laugh at somthing on youtube the person beside you is most likley to start laughing:



P.s. sory for n account i know i will leave this phrase for every one of my comments so you know its me! ~Anons Will Tell The Future Of Female Orgasms~
#129 to #127 - anon
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(05/18/2011) [-]
Fact: I like PENIS.
P.s. sory for n account i know i will leave this phrase for every one of my comments so you know its me! ~Anons Will Tell The Future Of Female Orgasms~
#126 - cookrage
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(05/18/2011) [-]
**cookrage rolls 795,763,939** i so want to go to space now
#34 - tigerseye
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(05/18/2011) [-]
how do they keep reproducing if theyr in a sinlge file line?
#33 - anon
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(05/18/2011) [-]
lol i knew a bunch
#5 - anon
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(05/17/2011) [-]
OBJECTION!!! For #3 the line WOULD indeed end for it is not until around the first year of age till a child can walk