Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Regarding the grammatical operator "on"
I'm quickly learning the language of news articles.
For example, today I just realized that the grammatical operator "on" implies no logical correspondence whatsoever between objects.
Bloomberg - cocoa falls most in two weeks on Europe debt woes.
Cocoa futures fell the most in two weeks on concern that persistent debt woes will erode demand in Europe, the world’s biggest chocolate consumer. Sugar and orange juice also slid, while coffee and cotton advanced.
So, um, therefore... Europe is also a significant consumer of sugar and FCOJ, but not coffee and cotton?