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A question of cause-and-effect or sequence of actions, possibly unanswerable.

From the eternal question "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?"
Did an earthquake cause the mine collapse, or was the collapse itself registered as the quake? This could be a chicken-or-egg problem.
by Man Machine August 12, 2007
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Words related to chicken-or-egg:

chicken effect egg enigma paradox