Tips for Counting Sheep

Whether they need them or not, readers of the New York Times Magazine's Tip column got an education in counting sheep.

Published online on Friday, Sept. 8, column writer Malia Wollan reached out to Paul Rodgers of the American Sheep Industry Association for tips on tracking flock numbers. The column even addressed the old adage of counting sheep to fall asleep.

"That never made sense to me," Rodgers said in the article. "Nothing about it is relaxing. I doubt anyone has ever fallen asleep counting sheep."

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