The Nether Regions

The blog that slips an affectionate hand between the thighs of the regional media

Petrol prices: the penny drops

with 3 comments

It is a truth universally acknowledged that there is nothing more satisfying than successfully filling up with petrol to a precise pound. However, a conspiracy is afoot (or is it a leg?). The people of Greater Manchester are being systemically deprived of this glorious consumer sensation and are not happy one bit.

And doesn’t the letters page of the Manchester Evening News just know it…

Yes, this idea of a global retail giant collecting income without specifically doing anything for it is really quite groundbreaking.

So much so that there has even been a follow-up letter:

Always great to end a letter with a truism: pennies really do add up, ladies and gentlemen.

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Written by Paddy

October 13, 2010 at 2:20 pm

3 Responses

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  1. Why not – then – fill up to £19.99, so it clicks up to £20.00? IN YOUR FACE, THE MAN!

    Scaryduck

    October 13, 2010 at 2:38 pm

  2. Every little helps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thomas

    October 13, 2010 at 9:25 pm

  3. It’s actually just a 1% idiot tax.

    Scott

    October 13, 2010 at 10:12 pm


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