Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Nonsensical headline of the day, courtesy of Fox News

North Dakota House Gives Fertilized Eggs Human Status

A fertilized egg is an egg that contains an embryo.

Earth to the Associated Press: HUMANS DON'T LAY EGGS. No mammals do. Our embryos gestate inside the bodies of their mothers.


Anonymous said...

Might have been better if we did lay eggs. Then embryonic humans would be federally protected in the same way embryonic eagles, hawks, songbirds and some turtles are.

Zoe the Short said...

Platypuses are mammals and lay eggs.
Just sayin'.

Kathy said...

Ah, yes, -- the exception to prove the rule! :-)

Zoe the Short said...

What can I say, I love the weird little critters!