So its come to this:
"Sales of Spam — that much maligned meat — are rising as consumers are turning more to lunch meats and other lower-cost foods to extend their already stretched food budgets.
What was once cheeky, silly and the subject of a musical (as Monty Python mocked the meat in a can), is now back on the table as people turn to the once-snubbed meat as costs rise, analysts say."
Spam spam spam: Sales of Spam rise as consumers look to trim food costs
Associated Press, May 28, 2008 – 3:12 PM