No Tipping

No Tipping

“Let’s get this out of the way: Cow tipping, at least as popularly imagined, does not exist. Drunk young men do not, on any regular basis, sneak into cow pastures and put a hard shoulder into a cow taking a standing snooze, thus tipping the poor animal over.

While in the history of the world there have surely been a few unlucky cows shoved to their side by boozed-up morons, we feel confident in saying this happens at a rate roughly equivalent to the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series.”

— “Cow Tipping: Fake or Really Fake?” Jake Swearingen, Modern Farmer


“Cow-Tipping is a Load of Bull,” John L. Larew, The Harvard Crimson

“Boffins debunk cow-tipping myth,” Lester Haines, The Register


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2 Responses to “No Tipping”

  1. HL Says:

    Nonsense. Cow tipping is real. I believe 20% is the current standard, up from 15%.

  2. Mike Licht Says:

    An 18% Service Charge will be added for herds of 6 or more.

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