Monday, 22 December 2008

Pollo O Huevo? (Chicken or the egg)

Ah that most cherished conundrum, the beloved quandry, the marvelous mystery

Which came first? The Chicken, or the Egg?

"These supporters call attention to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary (2001). Upon careful examination of the entries and accompanying definitions, one can accurately assert that 'chicken' is found on page 232, while 'egg' is not found until page 398. Therefore, according to this argument, chicken clearly comes before egg."
Haha, funny funny...I thought it was

But a more serious look on this website reveals the deeper identity of the question:

And since I do believe in intellectual property:
Randy Garner (2003). "Which Came First, The Chicken or The Egg? A Foul Metaphor for Teaching". Radical Pedagogy. ISSN 1524-6345.

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