Modern Proverb: Sacred cows make the best hamburger (antedating attrib Aardvark magazine 1965)

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 11 19:46:27 UTC 2010

With the usual genuflecting, I got the date down to between January and
May, 1943. There are two copies in GB, one is from UW-Madison.


On 3/11/2010 1:23 PM, Charles Doyle wrote:
> Regarding the (putative) proverb "Sacred cows make great (the best, gourmet) hamburger (burgers)," I also find this in Google Books with the date 1942:  "A lot of sacred cows ought to be ground into hamburger."
> The citation is _Walther League Messenger_ 51: 433. That looks right, but I lack access to the volume to verify the information.
> --Charlie

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