Business & Finance: Hold Your Milk!

As he tugged at his cow's udders, the ordinary dairyman of the great dairy State of New York had plenty to bother him last week besides keeping Bossy's tail out of his eyes.

For one thing there was the babassu, bassoba, baguassu, aguassu, uauassu or guaguassu, a palm tree that grows in Brazil. From the outcries of the Dairy Union and National Co-operative Milk Producers Federation, the New York dairyman had learned to deplore the babassu, its hefty nuts, the childlike Brazilians who skilfully crack them with axes, the oil pressed from their kernels...

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