Quote of the week

Mark Kleiman takes two factoids about the Great White North, and finds a worthy conclusion:

  • The average Canadian walks 900 miles per year.
  • The average Canadian drinks 22 gallons of beer per year.

Canadians have a right to be proud: they’re getting 41 miles to the gallon.

Which works out to better than 5.7 l/100 km.





2 comments

  1. McGehee »

    4 January 2008 · 1:14 pm

    How far are their outhouses from the back door?

  2. Population Statistic »

    5 January 2008 · 7:05 pm

    Canada’s Sudsy Miles-Per-Gallon

    Forget about ethanol — hops and barley are the crop-based fuel alternatives to fill up on, as our Canuck neighbors ably demonstrate:
    * The average Canadian walks 900 miles per year.
    * The average Canadian drinks 22 gallons of beer per year.
    Canad…

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