Chickens as a species became Chickens through a long slow process of evolution.
At some point, evidently, a chicken-like bird produced an offspring that, due to some mutation in its DNA, crossed the threshold from mere chicken likeness to chicken actuality.
That in quasi-scientific terms is to say a proto-chicken gave birth to a real-life official chicken. And since the real-life official chicken came out of it's own egg, we can now answer one of the most puzzling questions ever put to mankind.
The egg came first.
And if you got that right then give yourself an Eggsellent...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
We All Know Why The Chicken Crossed The Road But Which Came First? The Chicken Or The Egg...
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This is the kind of information that comes from a deep thinker - all I know about chicken is it's delicious rotiserried and the eggs make great omelettes!.*smiles*ReplyDelete
That's how I always figured it went down.ReplyDelete
Now why didn't I wonder about that. . . Thanks for setting us straight.ReplyDelete
I'll sleep comfortably now...ReplyDelete
Finger lickin' good.....ReplyDelete
Why did the chicken cross the road? To see a man lay a brick.ReplyDelete
Actually I've been telling people the egg came first for years per the reasoning above, but recently came across this: