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"How many legs does a cow have?" 

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There is a story that Abraham Lincoln was once arguing with a political opponent.  His opponent was twisting the meaning of words to suit his fancy and support his case, so Lincoln asked,

  "How many legs does a cow have?"   His adversary looked puzzled at such a question, but he responded in a tone of disgust, ďFour, of course.  "That's right," agreed Lincoln. "Now suppose you call the cow's tail a leg; how many legs would the cow have?  "Why, five, of course," was the confidant reply.  "Now, that's where you're wrong," said Lincoln. "Calling a cow's tail a leg doesn't make it a leg."  Words can describe reality, but words cannot change reality.  Thatís your thought to ponder for today.

By: Eli Borden

Updated 12/20/2014


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