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The World ....
Started by: tonker (21366)   Report abuse
.... is round!

Posted by: mollie m (6312)  Report abuse
Prove it!

Wigan is in Ince!

Posted by: kenee (2073) Report abuse
Because

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4Msnn20clQ

Posted by: bentlegs (4521) Report abuse
Henery the Vlll is dead

Posted by: builderboy (2198) Report abuse
I think that it is an oblique spheroid. And No, I didn't Google it.

Posted by: Joe Maplin (338)  Report abuse
Round what ?

Posted by: kenee (2073) Report abuse

It's an OBLATE spheroid.

Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
None of us are perfect, Kenee!

Posted by: kenee (2073) Report abuse
Who wants to be a millionaire?

How would you best describe the shape of the Earth?
A Obtuse spheroid
B Oblique Spheroid
C Obese Spheroid
D Oblate Spheroid

You can phone a friend.


Posted by: jo anne (32703)   Report abuse
I was commenting about the world not being perfectly round, Kenee.

Money may make the world go round, but Iíll happily put up with the shape itís in if I could pocket a million. Who am I to criticise Mother Nature?

Posted by: kenee (2073) Report abuse
I'm sure you're not oblate Jo anne.

The oblateness is because of the earth's rotation. A point on the equator is spinning at over 1000 mph.

Posted by: builderboy (2198) Report abuse
It is an oblate spheroid. My error. As I said I hadn't Googled it and obviously got my oblate confused with my oblique. My apologies. I shall wear my dunces cap (yet again).

Posted by: tonker (21366)   Report abuse
Happiness is Egg-Shaped!

 
 
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