Tuesday, September 13, 2005

next time you fill up

Consider this.



Look closely at the above picture. This bloke is filling his car in Liverpool, England. He's paying 26.35 GBP for 5 and 3/4 gallons. In US dollars that would be $8.34 per gallon!

Small cars, my posterior.

National health isn't worth it. Besides, how often does one visit a doctor already?

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

This link sums it up best

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2005/09/11/barking_about_gas/

Anonymous said...

I guess I can complain a little less next time I fill up.

:)

bpunbound said...

70% of the gasoline price in the UK is..................

exactly, TAXES!

Anonymous said...

I'm sure everyone knows that Sholomo HaMelech was criticized in Navi for the exorbitant tax rate of 18%...

AMSHINOVER said...
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AMSHINOVER said...

well that is what you get for buying diesel

Hirshel Tzig - הירשל ציג said...

Diesel is cheaper you know?

Anonymous said...

isn't that in pounds not in dollars???

Hirshel Tzig - הירשל ציג said...

yes, it is. The figures I state are converted into dollars. "economist", you should know that.