Close to Home by John McPherson

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  1. water_moon

    water_moon said, about 1 year ago

    just think in 10 years people will look at this and think “what are THEY complaining about?!”

    /me still remembers people griping about gas going up over a dollar.

  2. Josh Lyons

    Josh Lyons said, about 1 year ago

    Let go back even further to my time (the 1960’s). When
    I was a lad, many were complaining about gas going up a quarter!

  3. StelBel

    StelBel GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    But, really…..just how much gas do those broom sticks hold???

  4. TheTruthHurts

    TheTruthHurts said, about 1 year ago

    The gas prices will do the TERRORIZING ! (Year-round,too)

  5. nighthawks

    nighthawks GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    should have gone with the hybrid model.
    combination broom and mop

  6. Ned Snipes

    Ned Snipes said, about 1 year ago

    Up North the gas went down this week to $5.17 per imp. gal., which is $4.56 per u.s. gal.

  7. Poollady

    Poollady said, about 1 year ago

    I thought they just plugged their brooms in to recharge them

  8. ncalifgirl58

    ncalifgirl58 said, about 1 year ago

    It’s also scary going through the grocery store!

  9. mabrndt

    mabrndt GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Josh Lyons

    Did you really mean the increase was a quarter? or did you mean to a quarter?

    I think everyone (perhaps the station owners the loudest) would have complained back then if the increase was a quarter a gallon.

  10. Josh Lyons

    Josh Lyons said, about 1 year ago

    @mabrndt

    Well to be frank, I’m not really certain. You see,
    I was six at the time in 1966.

  11. mabrndt

    mabrndt GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Josh Lyons

    I was 20. The historical gas prices table lists 31¢ ($1.73, if adjusted for inflation to 2011 dollars) per gallon for 1966. If that price had increased 25¢, the station owners probably wouldn’t have been able to refill their storage tanks.

  12. ZaphodBblbrx

    ZaphodBblbrx said, about 1 year ago

    I wish the gas prices around here was only $3.89/gallon. Ours is over $4

  13. Tatenda

    Tatenda said, about 1 year ago

    @nighthawks

    Snerk!

  14. Lorraine

    Lorraine said, about 1 year ago

    Whoa down here in the southern part of NC, gas is $3.25 at most.

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