One of the nice things about the Internet is coming across some topic or
concept you've never heard of before and learning something new. And one of
the bad things about the Internet is coming across some topic or concept
you've never heard of before and wishing you hadn't.
I'm reading jwz's Live Journal where he
points to a picture of a fistulated cow
(WARNING! RATHER DISTURBING PICTURE! Don't say I didn't warn you!).
“A fistulated cow?” I hear you asking.
Yes, a fistulated cow. It's a technique to study the cow's
digestive system that's been in use for over 150 years, and it's
something that quite frankly, I could have lived the rest of my life not
Yes, I'm a bit squeemish about such things.
Then again, I'm a suburban weenie and probably wouldn't last ten minutes
on a farm.
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