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In praise of cows

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 27 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c410
  1. Liam Farrell, general practitioner
  1. 1Crossmaglen, County Armagh
  1. drfarrell{at}

    I don’t like hunting, because it’s not very sporting; take the guns away from the rednecks, I say. If Sarah Palin strapped on a pair of horns and went head to head with a moose, that would be quite all right with me.

    But strap on a pair and take aim at a cow, and the cow will just look on you pityingly. Cows mustn’t be very bright. Obviously they don’t have any religion. They are too primitive to understand …

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