What Does a Bull Actually Do in a China Shop?

We've all heard the phrase "like a bull in a china shop." But what does a bull in a china shop really do?

Here's a Mythbuster episode, with somewhat surprising outcome: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks Jon Mikulanis!


That's pretty damn cool (and I don't think this episode has been broadcast here yet). The different voice over is kind of annoying I prefer the UK guy!
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Yep, a better saying would be "a toddler in a china shop." I went several years without indulging in my passion for antique stores because of my feisty kids!
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How about "A Mythbuster in a China Shop"? That'd be more appropriate after seeing the last 20 seconds of that clip, with the three of them knocking everything down.

But I guess that wasn't clumsiness, so it'd need a new definition too. Never mind.
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Fun clip... like to see more on here like that. I like Myth Busters when there isn't much else on.

Truly not what I expected the outcome to be.
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They did not try it with an actual china shop. If you watch the video again, they show a small clip of a bull in a china shop doing some damage. I think that they did not have near enough china and that their shelves were too far apart.
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Bulls ARE colorblind. I didn't think the simulation of a china shop was any good, because it was held in a pen, which they are familiar with. If it was like an actual china shop somewhere downtown or on Main St., I think they would just wreck everything there because they're simply nervous about the unfamiliar environment. Obviously, they couldn't do that...but, eh. To me this video doesn't really prove anything.
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We all know what REALLY happens, from watching all those Schlitz malt liquor TV ads when we were kids (such as http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pS2RAc4Cu8U).
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