Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 23:18:39 +0000 (UTC)
From: amesnopsamrak.demon.co.uk (Andrew Stephenson)
Subject: Re: 9-5 Gas Mileage?  Urgent


In article <3F15CF8D.11A28E63nopsamlamelame.org> lamealameadingdongnopsamlamelame.org "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

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