July 3, 2015 Small Talk A Most Eggcellent Contest Lizzie O'Leary, host of Marketplace Weekend, says that the 700-year-old British "egg throwing" championship is everything it's cracked up to be. Egg trebuchet? Check! by Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano Photo Credit: Pauline Breijer / ThinkStock Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter.