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Our First Flight & the Bovine Challenge

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[asset|aid=655|format=image|formatter=asset|title=Airplanes0001.jpg|width=140|height=263|resizable=true|align=right]With our 38th anniversary last week, I dug out this interview for Red Belly Radio that I have been saving. Bob Phillips has made a career as the Texas Country Reporter, a syndicated TV show that has been on in a number of markets in Texas for years. He travels the back roads of the Lone Star State and reports stories of ordinary people doing interesting things.

Bob is an interesting guy on his own, but how he fits into Southwest Airlines history is that Bob was on our very first flight from Dallas some 38 years ago.

And now for the Bovine Challenge (to be said in the voice like the guy who says “Let’s get ready to rumble” in boxing matches). Bob tell the story of how his career was launched by asking the seemingly simple question: “When cows stand up, do they use their front or hind legs?”

Give this episode a listen and chime in with your comment on this blog—do cows use their front or hind legs to stand up?
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