Where did the term “holy cow” come from?

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Where did the term “holy cow” come from?

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It is a term that is derived from the Hindu religion wherein Cattle are sacred. While many westerners use the term today as a replacement for vulgarity, the origin in an attempt at belittling the Hindu faith.

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Hindus believe that cows are a holy animal hense the saying.

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I’m Indian I was wondering why Americans say it… maybe the thing about for the Hindus having the cows holy… but I was also reading the Bible and there was this part whe Moses went up to get the ten commandments and when he came down the people were praying and dancing before a statue of a golden cow.. mybe im over analyzing it lol.

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