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Monday, March 20, 2006

Happy Spring!

Hubby placed this egg on the floor. Is the egg really standing up on its own? Or was hubby cheating? He claimed the egg stayed in place due to his steady hand--and the vernal equinox, of course.

4 comments:

Leann said...

How did he do that?

Just Nancy said...

Don't ask the wife of a scientist these questions! I've heard this before and this is what I found out:

http://webs.wichita.edu/facsme/vernale.htm
http://www.straightdope.com/classics/a2_089.html
http://www.snopes.com/science/equinox.htm

Tell your husband, "Nice try, but this romance writer isn't fooled!"

Penelope Marzec said...

Thanks, Nancy! :^)

Anonymous said...

I have heard about this before.