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MUKDAHARN: With prices at the pumps rising ever higher, some people tend to forget that even at 25 baht/liter gasoline remains one of the cheapest liquids available on sale anywhere – and it is still a good deal cheaper than even the lowest-priced beers.

Perhaps that is why 31-year-old farmer Sa-ngiam Janlong of Tambon Ban Khoke in Mukdaharn has taken to drinking gasoline, rather than allowing it to be uselessly burned up in some internal combustion engine.

On November 2, a TV crew from the Mun Plaek Dee (That’s Delightfully Strange) show tracked down Sa-ngiam for an interview that appeared at 2 pm the following Saturday on Thai TV Channel 9.

When they first contacted Sa-ngiam, the TV crew asked if they could film a segment about his daily routine. Sa-ngiam said he was glad to oblige, asking them to go to a nearby roadside gasoline vendor for a bottle of gasoline so he co


Added: Oct-5-2008 
By: russes2010
Location: Phuket, Phuket, Thailand (load item map)
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