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why is sperm called his "seed"?

It seems to me that it's more like the egg is the "seed" and the sperm is the "fertilizer" lol

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prinzesstephi

Asked by prinzesstephi at 11:47 PM on May. 17, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • Because the woman is the fertile ground and the man plants his seed.
    Nathskitten

    Answer by Nathskitten at 11:51 PM on May. 17, 2009

  • I think its because the sperm goes INTO the egg like a seed going into the earth? Something like that.
    Hrivera5

    Answer by Hrivera5 at 12:04 AM on May. 18, 2009

  • I agree with nathskitten
    hug4akiss

    Answer by hug4akiss at 12:11 AM on May. 18, 2009

  • It is the other way around, you are the fertile egg and he plants his seed. Like a plant or bulb! lol
    Gigi1969

    Answer by Gigi1969 at 12:34 AM on May. 18, 2009

  • lol OP "fertilizer"...
    JuLiAnSmOmMy317

    Answer by JuLiAnSmOmMy317 at 12:43 AM on May. 18, 2009

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