Monday, June 09, 2008

Word Order

Why do we say "thunder and lightning" when lightning happens first?

To God be all glory.

2 comments:

Doc Op said...

On a highly technical note: The actual event of lightening and thunder may occur at the same time as they both mark the same event... However, one form of energy travels faster than the other so we experience the event in two parts.

Lisa of Longbourn said...

Cause and effect: lightning causes thunder.

To God be all glory,
Lisa of Longbourn