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Six eggs – twelve yolks

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Four eggs - eight yolks

The Telegraph this morning told the story of a Cumbrian woman who discovered that all six eggs in a box had double yolks: six eggs – twelve yolks. They put the odds of this happening at over one in a trillion.

Does that mean more than a trillion boxes of eggs have been consumed since 16May03 when the photograph shown here was taken? We had a box of six double-yolkers, though only four were used for the meal we were preparing.

Copyright © Colin Hazlehurst, 2010

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Written by netkingcol

February 2, 2010 at 9:40 am

Posted in culture

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  1. Why didn’t it occur to us to ring the national newspapers when we had these double-yolkers? xx

    hazlehazle

    February 8, 2010 at 7:22 pm


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