On 12/25/01 8:06 AM, "Patrick Wilken" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I agree it doesn't seem to make much sense, but the equivalent
> non-imported are in general cheaper in Australia. An espresso in
> Australia and the US costs about the same number of dollars
> (approximately $A2 in Melbourne, approximately $US2 in Starbucks here
> in Pasadena).
Curiouser and curiouser: it's GBP2 in Starbucks here in London
> Non-imported goods don't seem to:
> so I used to pay $A40 for a haircut in Melbourne, now pay $US35,
...and GBP 35 for a haircut (OK, a nice one)
> paying $825 for an approximately equivalent place. Even a bottle of
> beer at a bar is about $A3 or $US3.
And the beer is GBP 3 here in London
Is everything the same numeric price all over the world, whatever the
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