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50 Things Being Blamed On Raising Oil Prices

17 July 2008

An interesting blog entry over at the Wall Street Journal lists some results of raising oil prices.  Raising gas prices have definitely affected some people’s driving habits, but there are other consequences that might not be immediately recognizable as relying on gas.  But when you look closer…

7. Pizza delivery charges are rising. (Pacific Business News)

11. Squid fishermen are angry. (AFP)

14. The price of road salt for next winter’s storms is rising. (Peoria Journal Star)

22. Bacon and ham could get more expensive. (WSJ)

39. Sending a bouquet of flowers costs more. (Press-Enterprise, California)

49. Meals on Wheels programs are losing volunteers. (AP via Boston Globe)

What are you blaming on the raising oil prices?

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