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Question #37089 posted on 06/23/2007 3:01 a.m.
Q:

Dear 100 Hour Board,

Why is it called 2% milk?

- An eight cow woman

A: Dear eight cow woman,

Because it is only 2% as good as whole milk.

-Tangerine
A: Dear Mahana,

The percentage after milk (2%, 1%, etc.) refers to the percentage of the milk made up of fat. Whole milk contains 3.6% fat on average.

—Laser Jock