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Re: Cows as Pets

On Sat, 21 Mar 1998 [email protected] wrote:

> (Apologies to IJMC readers.. :-)
> "To my mind, the only possible pet is a cow. Cows love you. They are
> harmless, they look nice, they dont need a box to crap in, they keep the
> grass down, and they are so trusting and stupid that you can't help but
> lose your heart to them. Where I live in Yorkshire, there's a herd of cows
> down the lane. You can stand by the wall at any hour of the day or night,
> and after a minute the cows will all waddle over and stand with you, much
> too stupid to know what to do next, but happy just to be with you. They
> will stand there all day, as far as I can tell, possibly till the end of
> time. They will listen to your problems and never ask a thing in return.
> They will be your friends forever. And when you get tired of them, you can
> kill them and eat them. Perfect." 
>                           -Bill Bryson, "Neither Here nor There."

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