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Does anyone know about eggs?

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serah Mon 25-Jul-05 22:12:25

Do they float if they have gone off, or sink? I can't remember!!

MaloryTowers Mon 25-Jul-05 22:13:34

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SaintGeorge Mon 25-Jul-05 22:15:04

They should sink if fresh. They will start to tilt upwards in the water as they age - if they float, bin them.

WigWamBam Mon 25-Jul-05 22:15:08

Bad eggs float, because of all the nasty gases inside.

alux Mon 25-Jul-05 22:16:07

they sink when they are fresh, i think i remember.

katymac Mon 25-Jul-05 22:32:56

But don't test them until you are ready to use them as immersing them in water will affect their shelflife (so to speak)

serah Tue 26-Jul-05 09:55:09

Fantastic - thank you all so much! I can now stop chucking eggs out after a small but strange ritual of putting them in water, not being able to remember what the crack (ahem) was and binning them anyway

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