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Pencil + Paper + Waiting For Laundry = ?

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  1. Kate said,

    world domination?….or maybe too much time to think about life and making an interesting drawing that might be of interest in a psychology class 😛

    October 18, 2007 @ 4:22 pm

  2. spudart said,

    "Because we live on a globe, wherever you are, you are on top of the world."

    October 18, 2007 @ 5:02 pm

  3. sparx said,

    Do we live on a globe? I thought a globe was a representation of the world.
    Also, the little stick-me is on the moon. Not so little I guess, he's about half as tall as the diameter of the moon. I'm like a moon monster!

    October 18, 2007 @ 11:14 pm

  4. spudart said,

    Thanks for bringing that up, sparx. That quote is going out to 25 newspapers today. Here's what says for globe:
    1. the planet Earth (usually prec. by the).

    October 19, 2007 @ 10:15 am

  5. spudart said,

    oh what the hey. let's put all the definitions down:
    1. the planet Earth (usually prec. by the).
    2. a planet or other celestial body.
    3. a sphere on which is depicted a map of the earth (terrestrial globe) or of the heavens (celestial globe).
    4. a spherical body; sphere.
    5. anything more or less spherical, as a lampshade or a glass fishbowl.
    6. a golden ball traditionally borne as an emblem of sovereignty; orb.
    –verb (used with object)
    7. to form into a globe.
    –verb (used without object)
    8. to take the form of a globe.

    October 19, 2007 @ 10:23 am

  6. sparx said,

    I guess you're right.. still, I'm not about to start referring to the moon as "the world" – which brings up an interesting question:

    Let's say we don't destroy ourselves before we begin colonizing other planets. Obviously the occupants of a newly colonized planet wouldn't call their home "Earth" as that would be dumb. But would a colonizer of Mars refer to their planet as "the world"?

    Oh, and would phrases related to "digging into the earth" or machines that are called "earth movers" (where "earth" refers to the ground/land) be reworded or renamed?

    October 19, 2007 @ 10:25 am

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