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£1.06 a liter. Or getting close to £5 a gallon. With the current exchange rate at around $1.90 to £1.00 I'll let you do the maths. On the bright side a US gallon is about 80% the size of a British one.
On the other side, much of your price is in taxes that pay for social programs such as health care.

I believe I recall reading that if you factor out taxes on both sides you would be paying less per metric fart than we.

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What? Was I too subtle?

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I suppose I could have been bolder.
You were, but I get that all the time . . .

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On the other side, much of your price is in taxes that pay for social programs such as health care.

I believe I recall reading that if you factor out taxes on both sides you would be paying less per metric fart than we.


There is that I suppose. Still damned expensive to run a car in Britain.
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There is that I suppose. Still damned expensive to run a car in Britain.
I know. When I drive there I simply hand my card to the guy and sign. I never look at the amount. Spoils the entire day.

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You were, but I get that all the time . . .
I suppose some people just don't cotton to your dry sense of humor.

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I suppose some people just don't cotton to your dry sense of humor.
Or maybe they do and simply choose to ignore, boring farts

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