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Dark vs Light

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Why is it called 'after dark' when it really is 'after light'

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truncated from: after it gets dark?

guessing....

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because darkness moves even faster than light - so we all know darkness already came and went a few times.

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I'd think the expression comes from what Vikki's said though - after it GETS dark.

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ahw! you're no fun! that is a logical explanation!

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    silke, i think it depends on if it's summer or winter... :P

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    Well it was quite a sensible question, so ......

    Mind you, ALL sorts of things happen "after dark" don't they? Preferably sometimes before it gets light again!

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    I dunno vikki.. in the winter the darkness is already there before the light comes. In the winter the darkness is so fast the light never even catches it.

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      well, yes, that's true enough... makes a total mockery of 'daylight saving' time: you can't save from what you don't have. :lol:

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