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2008-08-10 12:00:23

By Tim Shultz If energy inflation has good news, it's that alternatives exist. But when it comes to food inflation, well, let's just say that eating has no pleasant alternative. Today we pay 15 percent more for cheese, 16 percent more for bread and 23 percent more for eggs than we did last year. Why? More demand for meat in industrializing countries, competition for acreage with ethanol-producing plants and higher costs for petroleum fertilizers in our industrial crops. And here in Utah...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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