A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from March 14, 2018
“Why don’t cows ever have any money?"/"Because the farmers milk them dry.”

A cow riddle is:

Q: Why don’t cows ever have any money?
A: Because the farmers milk them dry.


The joke has been cited in print since at least 1993.


5 February 1993, Statesman Journal (Salem, OR), “Cheese is town’s consuming passion” by Ron Cowan, pg. 10, col. 3:
“Why don’t cows ever have any money? Answer—Because farmers milk them dry.”

Google Groups: alt.religion.rabbet
Humor from the Net
Bill McCray
12/11/03
(...)
Why don’t cows have any money?
Because the farmers milk them dry.  (Lederer & Ertner)

Google Books
Penguin Pocket Jokes
By David Pickering
London, UK” Penguin Books
2006
Pg. ?:
Why do cows never have any money?
The farmers milk them dry.

Twitter
Reid
@MooneyQuest
Q: Why don’t cows have any money?
A: Because farmers milk them dry
http://www.johncow.com/cowroast/
9:15 PM - 21 Jul 2008

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of Really Silly Jokes:
Humour for the whole family

Edited by Geoff Tibballs
London, UK: Constable & Robinson Ltd
2011
Pg. ?:
Why don’t cows have any money?
Because farmers milk them dry.

Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune
Milk Man: Craftsman builds a cow for a cause.
By Karen Worley / | 815-1704
Posted Oct 30, 2015 at 12:01 AM
Updated Oct 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM
(...)
And one about money: Why don’t cows ever have any money? Because the farmers milk them dry!

21 February 2016, Sunday Telegraph (Surry Hills, New South Wales), “Laugh till your face hurts,” pg. 65:
Q: Why don’t cows have any money?
A: Because farmers milk them dry.

Twitter
Lucky Score
@LuckyScoreNet
Why don’t cows ever have any
money?
Because the farmers milk them dry!
#Joke from #CowJokes in #Jokes, #Humor and #Satire
1:15 AM - 15 Mar 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 • Permalink