Eppur si muove
Apr 30, 12 10:54
Post #27 of 30
Not by any ordinary understanding of what "subsidize" means. Even definition 3 doesn't work, since when I pay at the pumps I get gas as my quid pro quo.
subĚsiĚdy   /ˈsʌbsɪdi/ Show Spelled[/url][suhb-si-dee] Show IPA[/url]
noun, plural subĚsiĚdies.
a direct pecuniary aid furnished by a government to a private industrial undertaking, a charity organization, or the like.
a sum paid, often in accordance with a treaty, by one government to another to secure some service in return.
a grant or contribution of money.
money formerly granted by the English Parliament to the crown for special needs.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I--
I took the one less traveled by,
Which is probably why I was registering 59.67mi as I rolled into T2.