To give someone a ride. It used to be used in the context of the bicycle, when you rode and had your passenger sitting on the handlebars. Now it applies to any form of transportation where a person getting a ride is getting the "tow", including cars, motorcycles, shopping carts, etc.
Yo son, I need a tow. Come scoop me, I need you to shoot me to the mall.
The/That Other Wiki. Used by users of Encyclopedia Dramatica to refer to Wikipedia.
ED: "TOW likes to think of themselves as the 21st century's answer to the Library of Alexandria, but, in reality, they fall somewhere closer to the collective scribblings on a truck stop bathroom wall."
Motivation for and adv. of going tow. & disadvantages not to is for all that glitters is not gold as verbs & nouns matching with same letters i.e. all that attracts are not alchemic magnets;
Uncomsg. Picking up fruit dream, Finding & accumulating things dream; Words finally not accepted z Mint, parsley, honey, ginger and garlic; thus having deviated off the topic tow. discrepancy.