Nellie was constantly laughing at Bessie because of her uncontrollable fear of cows.
‘Ha! Ha! said she. ‘ Someday you’ll be kidnapped and held Captive by a heard of crazed bovines! I’ll just bet they’ll torture you mercilessly and swallow you up alive!’
Meanwhile, unbeknownst to either of them, a herd of cows were daily outside their door constantly listening to all this horrific sarcasm. They conspired to get the last laugh. One morning, bright and early, as Nellie was heading toward the driveway to get into her car, to leave for work, they attacked her, tortured her mercilessly, and swallowed her up alive.