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All GJBers and fans need to know: There's suddenly competition to Kopi Luwak coffee, i.e. Civet-Poop Coffee. One man is getting elephants in on the act.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/08/20/340154271/no-1-most-expensive-coffee-comes-from-elephants-no-2

I am suddenly so happy that I don't drink the stuff, pooped or otherwise.

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