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Contest Sat Mar 10 2012

Bacon Poetry Contest


If wine lovers are oenophiles and cheese lovers are caseophiles, then the term for a lover of bacon Ponder these meaty matters over brunch tomorrow and enter the Bacon Poetry Contest. The winner will get two tickets to the sold out Baconfest Chicago 2012 on April 14 at the UIC Forum. Deadline is Wednesday, March 14 at 1pm. Click here for details and a sampling of past winners.

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