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aint_no_life_nowhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-22-08 04:36 PM
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6. A gallon was 29 cents where I lived in 1968
And the minimum wage was $1.60. A teenager could buy more than 5 gallons of gas for one hour of work at a part-time minimum wage job after school. How many gallons of gas can a young kid pay for with one hour of work in a minimum wage job today?
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