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Hinduism mistaken for Islam?

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Submitted by Darren (United States), Sep 21, 2012 at 18:23

Agreed with your article except that you should know that Hindus hold the cow sacred, muslims eat beef. Hindus are very very very different from muslims and that';s the reason why innocent people were slain at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin recently. ...

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No offense against Hindus intended. Rather, "Sacred cows make the best hamburger" is an existing expression.

See http://msgboard.snopes.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=101;t=000381;p=0 for a discussion of the phrase.

See http://www.anvari.org/db/cols/Funny_Church_Signs/Sacred_Cows_Hamburgers.jpg for a picture of the phrase on a sign.

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