Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Educated Bovines

Girls Friday

This is where my knowledge of country pursuits starts to get a little flaky: I think I know the difference between a bull and cow, but upon inspection, discovered that these ladies had both horns and udders, so I’m persuaded they are lady oxen.

As Wikipedia says here, "An ox is nothing more than a mature bovine with an education." Their mild manners suggested they’d been to school!

See where this picture was taken. [?]

Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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