Sunday, 7 November 2010
Our little car isn't so much of a novelty
A couple of dozen college kids dont't
try to squeeze inside it.
The guy at the gas station doesn't ask
where the gas goes.
Nobody even stares at our shape.
In fact, some people who drive our little
flivver don't even think 32miles to the gal-
lon is going any great guns.
Or using five pints of oil instead of five
Or never needing anti-freeze.
Or racking up 40,000 miles on a set of
That's because once you get use to
some of our economies, you don't even
think about them any more.
Except when you squeeze into a small
parking spot. Or renew your small insur-
ance. Or pay a small repair bill.
Or trade in your old VW for a
Think it over.