Weight gain = lower gas mileage

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Thursday, October 26, 2006
By Yokota Fritz

Weight gain means lower gas mileage

- Want to spend less at the pump? Lose some weight. That's the implication of a new study that says Americans are burning nearly 1 billion more gallons of gasoline each year than they did in 1960 because of their expanding waistlines. Simply put, more weight in the car means lower gas mileage.

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Wait, you mean my fat ass makes me not just a shitty climber BUTT hurts my gas mileage?

I saw on this story this morning. My wife came into the room wondering why I was laughing so hard at the commercial that immediately followed the report: it started with a shot of a worn out woman on a treadmill and then said "Why are you working so hard?" -- it was a commercial for a Lipodissolve center...

p.s. Love the Google search thing and will play with it more later. WT
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