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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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'