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Directional Expressions

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by DC5-S, Jun 20, 2006.

  1. DC5-S

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    So, when those who reside in the east move westward, they say they're going "out west".

    When people who reside in the west move eastward, do they all say theyr'e going "back east"? Doesn't this imply that they once lived in the east and they're returning? Or is there some phenomenon where everybody naturally points westward and when they go east they are therefore moving backwards to the east?

    Rite?
     
  2. Inopia

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    I've wondered the same thing actually!
     
  3. DC5-S

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    so what's the damn answer
     
  4. Big Al

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    moving home :shrug2:
     
  5. *~Kel~*

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    People here who have never been east say "I'm moving east next fall" or I'm going east for a vacation." Not back east.
     
  6. Dubsta

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    Oh yeah...friends of my say I'm going "out west" and either back home, or back east...
     
  7. mook

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    maybe it has something to do with the migration and progression of civilization?

    but nah! it's 'cause their gay!
     
  8. Big Al

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    no one that has lived in the west their entire life will move east during their working life, therefore anyone coming here, is moving home from out west, or is an immigrant.
     
  9. Kimvisible

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    My family did. We lived out west until I was 12 and then moved to Halifax.
     
  10. Mitch

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    i said " im heading back east"
     
  11. slouse

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    When Europeans inhabited this country they started in the East :shrug:
     
  12. Arod

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    I know of quite a few people who have moved from the west to live and work in eastern Canada.
     
  13. *~Kel~*

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    and love it.
     
  14. Dubsta

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    Werd, I know lots!......Al, you suck man...more of your professor bullshit?
     

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