Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicJokes & Riddles · 1 decade ago

Why do they call it the Milky Way? I've never seen any cows or dairy trucks out there...?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Just because you've never seen them doesnt mean they're not there. The cow who jumped over the moon didnt return back to earth.

  • 1 decade ago

    because there were so many stars and they were so close together. people didn't have telescopes back then so it was pretty blurry. the ancient romans called it "Via Galactica", meaning road made of milk. what i'm trying to say is that the stars were so close together and blurry it reminded people of milk!

    Source(s): i did a term paper on it in english.
  • Neeku
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Is this a real question? Because it's full of stars, so when you look at it, it seems like milk. Do you have any other suggestions for the name?!

  • 1 decade ago

    maybe not cows and dairy trucks, but there sure could be ice-creams , butter, cream, etc

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  • 1 decade ago

    have you ever seen it?

    somewhere...no lights...on a cloudless, moonless night?

    it would seem, the heavens have spilled a glass of milk...

    as it flows through the darkened sky....

    it is very liquid...not pin points of light

  • silvs
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Cause it seems milky :D

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    When have u been there ?

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