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If you go straight on the east side on earth till the end, you reach west. then why east is called east and why not west?

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Asked by Insane Guy, 09 May '11 11:25 pm
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Because you REACH west after moving upto the other end which is east. They are the two ends of one thread only !
Answered by nagendra kumar pathak, 10 May '11 04:06 pm

 
  
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For easy recognition
Answered by sushil trivedi, 18 May '11 01:13 pm

 
  
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WoW! good thought re..:)
Answered by praveen, 10 May '11 04:40 pm

 
  
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..first of all, there was no end.
When you go straight east, you will come back from west, but for your point of reference, you are still travelling in eastern direction.
Since earth is a sphere.
That is why east is not west.
Answered by M H Kisan, 10 May '11 06:45 am

 
  
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Many things are assumed in life for sake of convenience , just like measurement.
Answered by rajaram rao, 09 May '11 11:29 pm

 
  
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It is just like two ends of river...never meet but still attached...
Answered by asha, 09 May '11 11:28 pm

 
  
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