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'We've had our new simplified gas bill!'
'Basically it's a pushable boulder. Comes in 3 sizes - guaranteed to cut down your heat loss.'
"No, I paid the electric bill."
'Due to heating costs this year, the GOOD boys and girls will get coal in their stockings.'
'The gas bill is a lot bigger than usual.'
"To cut own on heating costs, we should consider house pooling."
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'With our new simplified energy charges would you like to go with the 'Guaranteed Destitution' plan or the 'Selling your organs for Heating' option?'
'Our new simplified energy bills just have a few options starting with 'Grossly inflated' and progressing to the premium 'Bloodsucker' package. . .'
'If only we could heat the house with his hot air.'
"We can probably just about afford to run the pilot-light."
'OK, it's your turn to stand by the pilot light.'
'Luckily, my husband gets so hot we can turn the heating off.'
"Another jumper dear?"
Dr Jekyll/Mr Hyde gets his gas bill.
'Uh yeah, it's supposed to be like that... it's a... it's a new invention.'
'I tell people I'm in banking.'
"If the speed of light is increasing, then the electric company will probably raise its rates."
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'According to my calculations we need to sell the house to pay the heating bills.'
Energy companies come up with a package to help the old this winter.
"Back so soon?"
'You don't know your born son, in my day we had outside toilets, no running water, low income tax, no vat, all our food was organic, there was no cars, no gas bills, no electricity bills...'
'I wish you'd put the heater back on Frank! Even the wall ducks have gone somewhere warmer!'
'I was going to make a pledge, not to turn on my Furnace before November first...But then I got cold feet.'
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'Remember when it was all Mills and Boon and not Bills and Moon!'