"cow down" = bow down

Alison Murie sagehen7470 at ATT.NET
Thu Aug 27 19:37:04 UTC 2009

Quentin Tarantino, in an interview with Terry Gross (free paraphrase):
....."she was the only one that didn't cow down to Goebbels."
Confusion with "cower," I suppose.

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