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    Re: Equinox, eggs and other questions
    From: Ed Falk
    Date: 2002 Mar 18, 12:40 -0800

    > >
    > >Oh, eggs. In Iran the new year begins on the equinox (helluv practical,
    
    So did the western calender, until Julias Caeser moved it to Jan 1 to
    coincide with the date that roman consuls took office.
    
    
    > Without getting too precise about the equinoctial moment, I can confide
    > to Rob that yes, one can indeed stand an egg on end at that moment - or as it
    > happens, at any other moment - it just takes a little preparation.
    
    That's the key.  You can stand eggs on their end at the equinox because
    the equinox is when everyone tries to do it to see if the story is
    true.
    
    And yes, a little preparation helps :)
    
    
    

       
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