According to Wikipedia, the term egghead is slang for (or an insult directed at) people thought so smart as to be ‘out-of-touch with ordinary people … on account of their intellectual interests.’ At least that’s how the insult evolved; initially it seemed to be a reference to the balding head of Adlai Stevenson.
“Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.” – Adlai Stevenson
In celebration of egg-loving eggheads, we compiled a collection of interesting and essential egg terms that you may or may not know, but should know if you keep chickens. Take a minute to review all 10 terms, then test your egg-knowledge by choosing a study option from the menu below the flash cards. Have fun and do let us know if you have any suggestions for words we should add to the list.
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