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Bacon Shortage - No Way
2012-10-01 13:52:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social media loves rumors and chain messages, and while the political campaign ads as of late do not have much validation to offer when it comes to truths, it looks as though the biggest scandalous rumor this year is that we are running out of bacon. News has been spreading in the past few weeks that a bacon shortage is upon us, and we need to get prepared. However, U.S. agricultural economists have dismissed reports about a global...

Global Bacon Shortage “Unavoidable” In 2013 Due To Record Drought And Heat
2012-09-25 08:22:34

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you love bacon with your eggs; if you worship your ham salad; if you go gaga for pork and beans; then you better fill up while you can--a British pork group is warning that there will be an “unavoidable” worldwide shortage of pork and bacon next year. Britain´s National Pig Association (NPA) said the shortage will be due to long-lived and widespread drought conditions that dried up corn and soybean crops this...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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