Radio: Modern Milo

Ever since Milo of Crotona, in the 6th Century B.C., lugged a four-year-old cow to a sacrificial altar, farm boys have been trying to duplicate his legendary feat. Rural jokesters long ago figured out how a man might lift better than his weight in beef. If a growing boy lifts a small calf, they say, and keeps lifting it day after day, why shouldn't the grown man eventually be able to lift the full grown cow? For the Borden Co.'s farm-flavored radio show, County Fair, the ancient gag looked good as new. Last week,...

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