I have no evidence to back it up, but I’m convinced that most conversations wouldn’t start if it weren’t for gas prices. At some point in time, “How ‘bout those gas prices?” virtually replaced “How ‘bout this weather?” as the opening line of choice.
3 entries from August 2007
This one was popular at the office. ABC News Correspondent and Co-Anchor of 20/20, John Stossel takes a refreshing look at gas prices. It's U.S. based, but the content holds up well on both sides of the border. View it here, or go to the ABC News Site.
I fill up the gas tank on my van about once a week which is pretty typical. Like me, you probably don’t think much about it, you just notice the needle is getting closer to “E” and pull in to the gas station.
But did you ever stop to think about how much gas is consumed when you tally up all the minivans, boats, tractors and other vehicles? Probably not, but it’s worth considering.