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Do men have more ribs because God gave Eve a spare from Adam?

lol Just for fun.

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3gigglemonsters

Asked by 3gigglemonsters at 2:02 PM on Jun. 17, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Do you mean, does man have one less rib because he gave it to Eve? No, I don't believe they do.
    lowencope

    Answer by lowencope at 2:04 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • NO, LOL.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:06 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • actually, women have an extra rib and that is true, but if that is why i dont know, but i hope so!
    JoLee12345

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 2:08 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • JoLee, are you serious? It's not true. Both sexes (unless its a mutation) have 24 ribs.
    AngeLnChainZ

    Answer by AngeLnChainZ at 2:12 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • Men and women all have 12 pair of ribs. however 1 in 50 have an extra rib in their body
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 2:17 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • Woman having one more set of ribs then men is a myth made up to help make people believe the story about eve being made from Adams ribs.
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 2:19 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • Men and women BOTH have the same number of ribs. No offense to anyone who was absent that fateful day in the 4th grade when we all learned this.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 2:24 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • however 1 in 50 have an extra rib in their body
    ~

    Oh cool. Is this female or male?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:29 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • Of course they have the same number.

    One thing to point out is that men have been circumcised for 1000s of years, but their sons are all born intact. People lose fingers, eyes, toes, and other appendages while their offspring are born with. Unless there's a genetic issue, missing body parts doesn't pass down from one generation to the next.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 2:31 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • Either sex can have an extra rib. It's caused by a (Fairly common) gene mutation. As the other poster said, all of this was taught in Elem. school and then again in middle AND high school.
    AngeLnChainZ

    Answer by AngeLnChainZ at 2:32 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

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