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If mars had earthquakes would they be called marsquakes?

 
PaCsSupermom

Asked by PaCsSupermom at 11:21 AM on May. 12, 2011 in Crazy for Credits

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  • yes
    GlitteribonMom

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 3:31 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • sidesplittinglaughterNice!

    PrincessStacy

    Answer by PrincessStacy at 11:31 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • LOL I'm afraid not though...our planet's "real" name is Terra, isn't it...so if earthquakes on mars were marsquakes, they would be terraquakes here ;)
    livewell

    Answer by livewell at 1:11 PM on May. 12, 2011

  • I try
    PaCsSupermom

    Comment by PaCsSupermom (original poster) at 11:50 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • Asking what is the Earth's real name is like asking which one of the gods people worshipped throughout history is real.

    Names are a man-made concept. Different cultures had different names for our planet. The Aztec called it Tonantzin; the Incas called it Pachamama; The Chinese called it Hou Tu; the Greeks called it Gaia; the Hindus it is called Bhuma Devi; the Romans called it Terra; the Norse called it Jord.

    Take a pick at which one of them you consider the "real" name. *chuckles*
    PaCsSupermom

    Comment by PaCsSupermom (original poster) at 1:18 PM on May. 12, 2011

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