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Old May 19th, 2008, 04:58 AM
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Glen Miyashiro Glen Miyashiro is offline
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Default Re: Gas Prices

Back in the OPEC oil embargo of 1973, people were freaking out when gasoline prices climbed to crazy heights, sometimes higher than $1.00/gallon! I remember that some gas pumps couldn't handle prices above 99 cents because they didn't have a dollars digit on the display. To keep the price in a manageable numerical range, some gas stations started pricing their gasoline by the liter instead.
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