Calling all Britons (Warning: Rant)

Kneale Brownson
Thu, 17 May 2001 09:06:00 -0400

At 05:58 AM 05/17/2001 -0700, Brad Wilson wrote:

> wrote:
> > You have to remember that we are used to paying about $1.65 or so.
>When I first moved to Colorado is February of 1999 (not that long ago),
>regular gas was $0.83, and premium was slight more than a buck. Wish it was
>like that now... *sigh*

When I first started buying fuel for cars, "regular" was 17  (that's 
seventeen!!!) cents a gallon.  When I first got out of college, I was 
commuting 50 miles daily round-trip and driving an average of 20 miles 
daily on my job, and I was paying 25 cents a gallon.