Saturday, May 21, 2011

21 May 1897: "Athens can beat that egg."

On this day in 1897, the
Weekly Banner published the following rebuttal to a fuss in Norcross:

Mr. M. C. Few was likely Mark Few, a local Bible salesman who lived on College Avenue, and therefore, an honest and reliable source.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the largest egg from a living bird was 5 pounds, 11.36 ounces, laid by a Swedish ostrich in 2008.

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