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which came first the chicken or the egg
« Reply #26 on: 17/07/2007 19:40:44 »
"When it's young, it's a chick, and not a chicken. This stage comes after being a chick, and therefore the egg comes first!"
Except that chicken is also a term for a young bird and then we get pullets and  cockrells then hens, and cocks.
 

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