Inflation

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on March 23, 2012

Question(s)

Cartoonists often use exaggeration to make a point. What point is the cartoonist making through exaggeration?

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Cartoon by Jerry Holbert.
























Answer(s)

The cartoonist is exaggerating the rapidity at which grocery prices are rising. 

(In the past year, prices have increased significantly.  Ask a parent how much your family’s monthly grocery bill has increased.)