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Those raised for their meat (200 million tons of it a year) can barely walk because their breasts have been so enlarged.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, in recent months, financial investors have made tons of money by betting against Putin.
We, the West, send tons of money down there, and in my view a lot of it ends up in a Swiss bank.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or that tons of enemy countries are stockpiling Ebola in secret labs?
Are they really going to keep spending tons of money to keep these seats?There’s a Senate Civil War Coming, No Matter Who Wins in November|David Freedlander|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To keep the roads fit for travelling on, requires about 60,000 tons of stone per year.
Several tons of leaden pipe were dug up in Fleet street, London, laid down 300 years before.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
We rolled last week 140 tons of iron with it, and it will roll as fast with the both pair of rolls, as they can bring to it.'Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
About 350 tons of the acid, which is used in some dying processes, &c., is sent out annually.
In the next few days they stowed some four thousand tons' dead weight into the Dimbula, and took her out from Liverpool.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling