Business & Finance: Goats Into Upholstery

Barbers who are restrained by professional ethics from shaving their customers with anything more than polite firmness would turn green with envy at the forthright way Mexican goat-shearers shear goats. A goat is taken, brusquely by the scruff of its neck and thrown to the ground. The shearer holds it down with his knee while he clips its belly. Patient old goats who have outgrown their tick-lishness lie still; young goats squirm. The goat's four feet have meanwhile been bunched together and tied. The shearer clips as much of its back as he can reach, flops it over like a griddle...

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