Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 21:41:04 -0300
From: Dexter J <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 Gas Mileage?  Urgent

Salutations: Andrew Stephenson wrote: > > In article <> > "Dexter J" writes: > > > A lot of folks won't remember it - but there was a time when you could get > > your oil checked and your windshield washed as a courtesy.. No extra > > charge.. Sometimes they even had an actual mechanic on staff in case > > something was amiss.. You sometimes see it in movies from the 60's and > > 70's.. > > Remember the moment in "Back To The Future" when our hero arrives > in his home town of 1955? In the background is a Caltex (IIRC) > filling station. A car pulls in and four (4!) smartly uniformed > attendants run out to cater to it's and its driver's needs. > -- > Andrew Stephenson Ahh - for days gone by and the almost forgotten vintages of youth.. I think what bugs me more about the current trend in pumping stations over here is that you are lucky if anyone even knows the directions to an actual garage if you need it.. But you - can - get 34 different kinds of chips (crisps for all the ships at sea) and all the pre-paid long distance cards you need.. -- J Dexter - webmaster - all tunes - no cookies no subscription no weather no ads no news no phone in - RealAudio 8+ Required - all the Time Radio Free Dexterdyne Top Tune o'be-do-da-day Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls

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