(Closed) Funny comeback to: Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?

posted 6 years ago in Waiting
Post # 3
1765 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I heard that recently & thought it was so funny!

Post # 4
1849 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014


Post # 5
4512 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

@goodasitgets:  HA! This is so funny. I’ve always hated that “cow” line…so damn sexist.

Post # 6
1417 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@goodasitgets:  Haha!! I needed a good laugh after a crazy day! Thank you!! So next time I hear that I will SOOO be saying that! ( My SO would never say that to me , it’s other people like extended drunk family lol)

Post # 7
242 posts
Helper bee


Awesome! I love that! I also needed a good laugh today. I need to keep reminding myself of that. It works the other way too.

Post # 8
1830 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I’ve had that line used twice on me. Both times I came back with

“Oh, honey, this “milk” ain’t even CLOSE to free!”

They were both older aunts/great aunts and just stared at me in embarassment.

Post # 9
1762 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@goodasitgets:  Lmao….thats awesome!

Post # 10
9955 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

This topic has been debated / covered extensively here on WBee… use the SEARCH Box and you’ll find lots of old topics & posts.


Post # 11
2861 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@goodasitgets:  i had an ex who asked me what he could do to get me back. I started to tell him and he must not have liked what I had to say so he said “wait a second, I’m not listening to this, this is getting the cow without the milk.” He thought that was real clever but he didn’t end up getting the cow back.

Post # 14
1471 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Turn it around

“I’m choosing to marry him because he is an intelligent, interesting person. The fact that he gives me his milk doesn’t alter this fact.”

Post # 15
2949 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

@farawayviolet:  Omg I have to this and the original post if anyone has the audacity to use that “cow” quote on me.

Post # 16
647 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

i just reminded myself of a bee in here (sorry, don’t remember the nickname) who made wedding RSVP’s saying “MM/DD/YY we’re buying the cow”. that’s a really cute response to all the people who use that stupid ass phrase.

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