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Any bright sparks out there got any thoughts on the word WHY?
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Any bright sparks out there got any thoughts on the word WHY?
why

wʌɪ/

adverb

1.

for what reason or purpose.

"why did he do it?"

adverb

1.

(with reference to a reason) on account of which; for which.

"the reason why*flu jabs need repeating every year is that the virus changes"

exclamation

1.

expressing surprise or indignation.

"why, that's absurd!"

2.

used to add emphasis to a response.

"‘You think so?’ ‘Why, yes.’"

noun

1.

a reason or explanation.

"the*whys and wherefores*of these procedures need to be explained to students"




Or you referencing the question of why we're here? In that case, I don't think there is a reason.

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Any bright sparks out there got any thoughts on the word WHY?
A word devised as a result of absolute presuppositions of science and nature.
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why

wʌɪ/

adverb

1.

for what reason or purpose.

"why did he do it?"

adverb

1.

(with reference to a reason) on account of which; for which.

"the reason why*flu jabs need repeating every year is that the virus changes"

exclamation

1.

expressing surprise or indignation.

"why, that's absurd!"

2.

used to add emphasis to a response.

"‘You think so?’ ‘Why, yes.’"

noun

1.

a reason or explanation.

"the*whys and wherefores*of these procedures need to be explained to students"




Or you referencing the question of why we're here? In that case, I don't think there is a reason.

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Very well but why is why WHY any thoughts of your own don't look up dictionary
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Very well but why is why WHY any thoughts of your own don't look up dictionary
Cause over time people kept making that noise in that context and it stuck. Same as every other word.

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Cause over time people kept making that noise in that context and it stuck. Same as every other word.

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Why is their so many words that mean the same I.e about theory or the same meaning A.priori and who would use the version A.priori where does that come from.And who would make the noise Oxymoron to mean black is white or less is more just to name a few
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Why is their so many words that mean the same I.e about theory or the same meaning A.priori and who would use the version A.priori where does that come from.And who would make the noise Oxymoron to mean black is white or less is more just to name a few
Why not?

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I'd stop smoking that if I were you
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Why not?

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So you haven't got any thoughts on the subject
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So you haven't got any thoughts on the subject
I don't really care enough to think about it to be honest

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I'd stop smoking that if I were you
Never smoked in my life
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I don't really care enough to think about it to be honest

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I'm looking for empathy not apathy
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I'm looking for empathy not apathy
Urmmmm ok?

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