Call it Mountain Dew — Oops! That Name’s Already Taken



The Times of London has just reported that a militant Hindu group called the RSS, which has eight million members, has announced plans to launch a cow urine drink to be known as gau jal or “cow water.” The group’s Cow Protection Department, based in Hardwar on the Ganges River, assures the public that the drink will be without odor and will also be “tasty.” Cow urine has long been thought to have a purifying effect in various traditional rituals, especially when applied to the lower castes, but the RSS has more recently claimed that it’s good for obesity and cancer, among other maladies. The Voice can’t wait to give it a try and give you a full report, but till then, you’ll just have to read about it here.


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