Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Highway robbery, part 2

A picture on the BP website (last update, Sept. 10, 2001?):

Yeah, um, $1.67 for gas? Good one.


Blogger ap said...

A bit of added trivia: What does BP stand for?
A. British Petroleum
B. Beyond Petroleum
C. Bitchin' Profits
D. BP Chicago Skyway

6:22 AM  
Anonymous art attack said...

I'll say D. Do I get a prize?

8:31 AM  
Blogger ap said...

yes, you get free Red Eye for life ... for your reading pleasure as you're stuck in traffic on the Skyway

9:59 AM  
Anonymous Mr. Molitor said...

can someone explain this to me....why is it that gas is always priced with 9/10 of a cent at the end of it? what the hell is that all about? Is it some extra gouging going on? I've always wanted to know.

3:46 PM  
Blogger ap said...

The extra nine-tenths of a penny pays for the extra little bit of gas that dribbles out of the nozzle and onto your car when you're done pumping. Maybe Judy Baar will try to get that money back for us ...

5:54 PM  

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