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Step on the gas

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published January 21, 2013 at 11:19 a.m.

Now “fill ’er up” — there’s a colloquialism that’s as antiquated today as “jeepers creepers” or “goin’ steady,” Bobby Ampezzan writes in Tuesday’s Style section.

But at the Shell station in the Heights neighborhood of Little Rock, stop in and say it to Landon Garrett or owner-operator Charles Turney, then turn down the oldies radio station and catch a little catnap.

Just be prepared to drop whatever the pump turns up: it’s 45 cents more per gallon for full service.

Read more about full-service gas stations in Arkansas — yes, they are still out there.


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