Yeah, I know, I don't know why they do either, but nonetheless, that's the truth of it.
I'm very perplexed about the dialectic of it all.
The usefulness of these expressly neutral terms is all very well indeed when one is conversing of such things in the rarefied realm of the abstract, but what is it, exactly, that is occurring in de facto objective reality? If you stop and actually listen to these beasties - and I mean really listen - it sounds more like moaning and groaning to me.
Aaaaaahhhhhh fuck..........I'm a coooowwww........ A goddddddd dammmmnnn coooowwww......
Usually this is a shocking revelation to the poor things because they are not really too bright.
So about all this 'contented cow' bollocks?
Contentment my arse, it's the lowing wails and keening lamentations of thoroughly despondent and despairing kine I tell you. And no mistake!