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    Question sunny side up or down

    Once in a restaurant I heard an old man said " sunny side up ,please" and he got an egg cooked one side. but recently, I heard someone said "SUNNY SIDE DOWN" what did he mean? Did he mean he want an egg cooked both side?


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    Re: sunny side up or down

    Sunny side up is when you fry an egg with its yolk on the top,so what you see in your plate is the egg's yolk surrounded by the egg's white, if you know what I mean. Sunny side down-never heard about this one, maybe it's when you turn the egg upside down, so the yolk is under the egg's white.
    Someone correct me please.

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    Re: sunny side up or down

    In addition to trustM's advice, sunny-side refers to the yolk, the yellow part of the egg--the yolk is the same shape and color as the sun, so "sunny". If the yolk is facing up, the egg is called sunny-side up, and if the yolk is not facing up, if it's hidden, turned over, facing down, then the egg is called sunny-side down. If you flip a sunny-side egg over you get a sunny-side down egg.

    Hope that helps.
    All the best,


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    Re: sunny side up or down

    Hmm, it's YOLK right, not YOKE?

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    Re: sunny side up or down

    That's right!
    You've saved the day.
    Thank you.


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    Lightbulb Re: sunny side up or down

    Thanks, guys......

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    Re: sunny side up or down

    You're most welcome. (I'm glad trustM's around.)


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    Re: sunny side up or down

    Why , thank you , C... I'm not that good really


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    you guys are so good.....
    I always wonder why english is so weird...
    so many slangs....they drive me crazy

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