Thursday, September 29, 2016

Lay an Egg

Due to the number zero looking *like* an egg this saying started popping up when scoreboards would publish zeros as scores for teams who didn't do well. People started saying the team, or player, had laid an egg. You could use the term for just about anything that gets a score of zero - a sport, a grade, etc.  There's a couple of different sources for this term, to read up on them click here and here.

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