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Re: Is this a reasonable price?
>From: Bill Adlam <email@example.com>
> On Wed, 7 Jun 1995, Stan Friesen wrote:
> > Apropos of the reason for the original letter, they have
> > "Predatory Dinosaurs of the World" in stock, for GBP 13.95.
> > [This is about 15 US dollars]. They accept all major credit
> > cards (which is a good way to accomplish the currency conversion).
> Whoa,things aren't that bad over here! According to today's Financial
> Times, Sterling is $1.59, give or take a quarter of a cent (apparently
> it's cheaper over here than over there.) That means "Predatory
> Dinosaurs Of The World" would cost $22.18.
Well, I guess my gut-feel estimate was a little off.
Still, that is a darn site better than $75!
P.S. Doesn't anybody wonder why these books are still in print in
U.K. and not here??
The peace of God be with you.