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Old 05-22-2006, 05:42 PM   #1
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A 32 ounce bottle of Hellmann's Mayo has dropped down to...

30 ounces. I saw this at the grocery store today. The bottle in my refrigerator is 32 ounces.

That is stealth inflation folks.

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Old 05-22-2006, 05:48 PM   #2
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Get less, pay more................that's the American way.
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Old 05-22-2006, 05:52 PM   #3
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Sadly, it's not just the American way, Wasabi... happens here too!
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Old 05-22-2006, 06:12 PM   #4
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In stealth inflation at a grocery store the price of the product stays at the same price, but you get less of a product.

Stealth inflation occurs on a phone bill when they add on an extra fee or raise a fee hoping that you do not see the increase.
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kleenex, did you know there is a tax on our phones that dates back to the Spanish-American war?
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Old 05-22-2006, 07:12 PM   #6
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Everything went up in price. Olive oil I used to buy is now 18 bucks, used to be $14, mineral water used to be 2 (6 pack) for $3.00, now it's on "Sale" for $2.09 for one pack, and list goes on. The only thing that doesn't go up is salary.
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Old 05-23-2006, 09:09 AM   #7
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Good catch, Kleenex!
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Old 05-23-2006, 10:19 AM   #8
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Sadly, it's not just the American way, Wasabi... happens here too!

that's what I thought when I read this...
mostly it's easier to do it that way.. just change the package and hope nobody notices....
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Old 05-23-2006, 01:12 PM   #9
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30 ounces. I saw this at the grocery store today. The bottle in my refrigerator is 32 ounces.

That is stealth inflation folks.
A 30-32 oz jar of mayo would last me an eternity. More importantly, why did the Hershey bar shrink and cost more!
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Old 05-23-2006, 01:17 PM   #10
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A 30-32 oz jar of mayo would last me an eternity. More importantly, why did the Hershey bar shrink and cost more!

You were nibbling at the checkout again, weren't you mish!!
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