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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 2:12 pm    Post subject: Plentivore Reply with quote

I think this term captures my approach to food, and probably a lot of other folks as well. I eat what is plentiful.

I'm not a vegetarian. I'll eat meat as a main course, or in a sandwich. Lately, though, meat hasn't been so plentiful (as measured by prices), so I've been eating other things.

Unlike other related food terms, it seems that "plentivore" doesn't hold a heavy political sub-text.

One interesting wrinkle on this idea is the notion that low price can be used as a proxy for plentiful. I can think of a number of ways that this correlation could be distorted, but I think the general argument is sound.

-Brian
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