In 1960 the average household salary in the UK was just under 1,000 and the cost of a pint of milk was 3p. Jimmy Hill was the Chairman of the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA). He led the campaign for the scrapping of maximum fees for professional footballers.
Here in the US we are addicted to our cars and trucks and our government is controlled by people and corporations that make big bucks on big waste. The solution proposed by the Bush II administration is to find and use more oil, coal and gas and not use conservation. No mandate to auto companies to increase fuel mileage will ever come.
Norton: $22.95; 430 pp.) Kenneth Freed, Freed is chief of The Times bureau in El Salvador and regularly covers Panama. And Grok and the World Groks With You : STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND By Robert Heinlein (Ace/Putnam: $24.95; 525 pp.) Rudy Rucker, Rucker’s cyberpunk novels, “Software” and “Wetware,” each won the Philip K. Dick Award.
These are just some in an explosion of bank heists in and around Boston lately. In January, 30 occurred in the Boston area and another six in surrounding communities such as Westford, New Bedford, and Easton more than in the whole state during the first three months of 2007. On a single day, Jan.
Thought I’d done something wrong. Kept going to the bathroom to check, after putting TP in my panties. Finally, my 5th grade teacher (a man, BTW), took me aside during recess and gently asked me why I kept asking to be excused. Cut to a morning scene and we could see the same man on his trisikad riding home. Several filthy kids in grimy, torn clothes came running after his trisikad. He stopped and the kids jumped into his huge pail, grabbing pieces of the left overs and happily eating to their hearts’ content..
But I feel the same way about gambling [as] I feel about pot. I don smoke pot. I smoked pot probably five times in my life, and all it did was make me want to eat potato chips. At the other end of the spectrum is the eye poppingly expensive $8,005 3LT leather interior package, which heavens doesn even include the suede headliner, an additional $995. That is a $9,000 outlay to create the plush cockpit that premium sports car buyers demand. Yet Chevy recognises the breadth of the Corvette cult, which includes luxury aspiring Sunday drivers and track rats alike.