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Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?

Tags: travel, education, rush hour
Asked by anantharaman, 07 Aug '13 07:23 pm
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1.

"rush" refers to volume of traffic, not rate of flow
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 08 Aug '13 12:36 pm

 
  
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Because the human mind likes to put a positive spin on things....
Answered by aflatoon, 08 Aug '13 10:01 am

 
  
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It is the last lag of the hour before start up
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 08 Aug '13 02:06 am

 
  
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Rush hour is when everyone "rushes" to beat the crowd of cars.

MOST end up in the pack.

It's a play on words as far as pure physics are concerned.
Answered by anil garg, 07 Aug '13 11:24 pm

 
  
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Itz crush, c silent.
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 07 Aug '13 10:44 pm

 
  
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Because when everyone get stuck time seems to be rushing away
Answered by Annes, 07 Aug '13 10:37 pm

 
  
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When in rush, nothing moves as fast as we desite...!
Answered by Dil Se, 07 Aug '13 09:01 pm

 
  
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All people r anxious of reaching to their destinations on time at this hour & thus called Rush Hour. It is Unfortunate that we have much less no of roads & thus traffic jam occurs & movement is at Snail's Speed !!
Answered by nitin ray, 07 Aug '13 08:03 pm

 
  
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That is the rush hour when any thing does not move.
Answered by Surender Rao, 07 Aug '13 07:57 pm

 
  
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Peak period.
Answered by Flying Saucer, 07 Aug '13 07:56 pm

 
  
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