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"Kyllingen og egget"

Translation:The chicken and the egg

June 4, 2015

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nate_J

Hva kom først, kyllingen eller egget?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/henmcb

Logically, and assuming the Darwinian theory of evolution, it must have been the egg. An bird that was similar to, but not quite a chicken, would have lain an egg, which would then mutated, according to genetic variation, and became a chicken. Thus the egg came before the chicken.

Also, if one thinks very abstractly, other birds existed before chickens, and those birds would have lain eggs long before chickens.

Either way, the argument strongly leans towards egget. ☺


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nate_J

Shoutout to the bird who had a mutant chicken baby


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wyqtor
  • 2453

And to the dinosaur that had a baby with feathers!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/polariisblue

Someone's a Ravenclaw!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joey234889

The same argument could be used for the supposed bird that came before the chicken, and so on,and so on.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kinpandun

While true, eggs in general predate birds. The first eggs we know of are from tetrapods in the Carboniferous, two Extinction Events before dinosaurs even evolved.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/qwertylaal

Please tell me you are not trying to start a debate crosses fingers


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FredCapp

I am truly having difficulty discerning the difference between a word ending in -a & a word ending in -et and nothing seems to be helping. :(


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cris763211

I am too. I am hoping that with time it becomes easier.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aryamaan008

...lived happily ever after


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnGardne7

At the mother and child reunion.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexandra_dove

I think it was the chicken. ;-p


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bixxby
  • 1076

Sounds like the latest Hollywood thriller...

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