First, the source:
Thank you to everyone who participated in voting for the Fedora 18 release name. The name for Fedora 18, the follow-up to Beefy Miracle, is: Spherical Cow Voting period: Friday 2012-04-20 00:00:00 to Friday 2012-04-27 00:00:00 Number of valid ballots cast: 429
That offset a lot of people, it seems. But personally I like it. I think it’s always a good idea not to take yourself too seriously.