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Old 12-15-2011, 05:27 PM
 
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OK, I read in the local paper yesterday about a dreadful crime in Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- a refrigerated truck containing $50,000 in margerine was stolen. Honestly, what is the world coming to?

Later, driving to an appointment, I heard in NPR that there is such a critical butter shortage in Norway right now that it is selling for $12/lb and being smuggled in from places like Russia and Sweden in defiance of import laws. The announcer blamed the Atkins Diet craze for the shortage.

I'm just saying, it seems like a huge coincidence...
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Old 12-16-2011, 06:52 PM
 
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OK, I read in the local paper yesterday about a dreadful crime in Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- a refrigerated truck containing $50,000 in margerine was stolen. Honestly, what is the world coming to?

Later, driving to an appointment, I heard in NPR that there is such a critical butter shortage in Norway right now that it is selling for $12/lb and being smuggled in from places like Russia and Sweden in defiance of import laws. The announcer blamed the Atkins Diet craze for the shortage.

I'm just saying, it seems like a huge coincidence...
Ok .. Cliffie ... you think, perhaps, this refrigerated truck containing margarine (not butter) was stolen in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and some devious crooks sold the margarine on the black market to Norway?

I hope it wasn't I Can't Believe It's Not Butter ... that stuff has to be a mixture of closed-cell extruded polystyrene foam.
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