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    Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Scientists reportedly crack chicken-or-egg riddle - Technology & science - Science - msnbc.com

    I'm calling ******** on this one. Unless it's an alien chicken. Then I could buy it.



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    More I think about it the chicken makes more sense than the egg. Not totally sold, but I'm for sure leaning chicken now


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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Actually, fish amphibians and reptiles were laying eggs long before the chicken came along, so there's really no question.



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Quote Originally Posted by cigaretteman View Post
    Actually, fish amphibians and reptiles were laying eggs long before the chicken came along, so there's really no question.
    Indeed. Also, through the evolutionary process, the other animals that evolved to become the chicken likely laid eggs before the point where it became recognizable as what we'd call a 'chicken' today. The first such recognizable 'chicken' would have come from an egg, therefore, the egg came first.



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Indeed. Also, through the evolutionary process, the other animals that evolved to become the chicken likely laid eggs before the point where it became recognizable as what we'd call a 'chicken' today. The first such recognizable 'chicken' would have come from an egg, therefore, the egg came first.

    Exactly!



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Indeed. Also, through the evolutionary process, the other animals that evolved to become the chicken likely laid eggs before the point where it became recognizable as what we'd call a 'chicken' today. The first such recognizable 'chicken' would have come from an egg, therefore, the egg came first.
    Wow, I always thought it was chicken. After reading that, egg makes much more sense



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Indeed. Also, through the evolutionary process, the other animals that evolved to become the chicken likely laid eggs before the point where it became recognizable as what we'd call a 'chicken' today. The first such recognizable 'chicken' would have come from an egg, therefore, the egg came first.
    Um, no. Jesus put the chicken there. Stop blaspheming.



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    the government put eggs here along with the chubacaberras to keep the chicken population down - its science.



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Indeed. Also, through the evolutionary process, the other animals that evolved to become the chicken likely laid eggs before the point where it became recognizable as what we'd call a 'chicken' today. The first such recognizable 'chicken' would have come from an egg, therefore, the egg came first.
    Fine, what came first: Other egg laying creatures that eventually evolve into a chicken, or the egg?



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Love the comment at the bottom of the article by snake09:

    "In other news, top American and European scientists, mathematicians, scholars, etc. through years of vigorous research have concluded that the bird is greater than or equal to the word."



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    Re: Study proves chicken came before the egg?

    Next question: how many food items on the face of the Earth taste like chicken?


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