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2008-06-19 03:00:17

By CRONSHAW, Tim Dairy farmers will end up with average profits of $71,000 from a record-breaking season by the time all costs are cleared, says a DairyNZ economist. The after-tax result is less than expected for a dairy boom driven by rising milk commodity prices.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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