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    Smile Can you make it back into corn?( Cartoon)

    Hi! Could you please tell me what "Can you make it back into corn" refers to in the cartoon attached.

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    Re: Can you make it back into corn?( Cartoon)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi! Could you please tell me what "Can you make it back into corn" refers to in the cartoon attached.

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    Corn and other food crops are being used to make a kind of "gasoline", ethanol. What it's doing is causing those commodities to rise in price, causing some food shortages. The old lady, a symbol of the poor, wants the ethanol changed back into something she can use, namely, food.

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    Re: Can you make it back into corn?( Cartoon)

    Hi riverkid,

    Thanks for your help.

    I didn't get a good grade in my Chemical course. Same here. Commodity prices are soaring in China.


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    Re: Can you make it back into corn?( Cartoon)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi riverkid,

    Thanks for your help.

    I didn't get a good grade in my [Chemical] Chemistry course. Same here. Commodity prices are soaring in China.
    One of the dumbest things mankind has ever done, using foodstuffs to make fuel. Absolutely bonkers.

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    Re: Can you make it back into corn?( Cartoon)

    Hello again, riverkid! Thanks for your correction on my word and comment. Well noticed.

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    Re: Can you make it back into corn?( Cartoon)

    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    One of the dumbest things mankind has ever done, using foodstuffs to make fuel. Absolutely bonkers.
    Amen to that!

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