Good Bloke Thanks His Mate For Helping Move On The Weekend With A Couple Cases Of Lettuce — The Betoota Advocate

Good Bloke Thanks His Mate For Helping Move On The Weekend With A Couple Cases Of Lettuce — The Betoota Advocate

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A thoughtful local man has this week demonstrated that he has his finger on the pulse.

Following a mammoth weekend of being consumed by moving house, Aaron Nankervil has made sure to thank a good mate who helped make it happen.

After frantically running around as part of one of the shittest processes on the planet, the local chippy made sure to run one more errand to show his appreciation for his friend.

Popping down to the store, Nankervil picked up a couple boxes of cold lettuce as a token of gratitude.

“We are on a lettuce economy now,” laughed the man known as Nankers to his mates.

“Sure a case of beer is nice, but a box of lettuce in these current times is worth its weight in gold,” he explained.

The move from the young man has reportedly become a common trend across the country, with the ‘Beer Economy’ being replaced by the ‘Lettuce Economy.’

The Beer Economy is a system of bartering where cases of beer can fetch favours worth at least four or five times worth their monetary value.

In some cases, the cases can exceed 40 or 50 times their value, like when a rural grader driver employed by the council on an hourly rate may just decide to run his blade along a mate’s dirt driveway a few times to clean things up for a case of beer.

While expensive bottles of spirits can occasionally also be offered up, it’s believed cases of iceberg lettuce could become the ultimate bargaining tool going forward.

More to come.

Author: Stephen Bailey