Tricky question had me in a flap

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Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

It’s a dilemma that has plagued mankind since the dawn of time.

Ancient Greek philosophers have debated the issue.

And now a five-year-old from Portchester is part of the quandary.

After a probing enquiry about where the first man came from, I decided on a little subterfuge and threw in the chicken or egg question.

Nearly three weeks on and my daughter Molly is still asking me for the actual answer.

I’ve tried to convince her that there isn’t a definitive answer – but she thinks I’m joking.

After all, adults have all the answers don’t they?

Luckily, my wife in all of her wisdom decided to tell her that the egg came from another animal and the chicken was born from that egg.

As if the whole process of birth isn’t confusing enough,

I’ve got a five-year-old who now thinks that chickens come from