chicken or egg question

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chicken or egg question (plural chicken or egg questions)

  1. Alternative spelling of chicken-or-egg question
    • 2008 March, Steve Batterson, "The Father of the Father of American Mathematics", Notices of the Americsn Mathematical Society volume 55 number 3, page 359,
      The apparent one-to-one correspondence between comets and meteor showers raised a chicken or egg question which was not fully resolved until the middle of the twentieth century.