In a survey among energy traders, these were the most common reasons offered.
1. It's hot.
2 It's cold.
3. Aunt Hettie has gas.
4. Cousin Sylvie has hiccups.
5. The Chinese drive too much.
6. The Americans drive too much.
7. There was a fight outside my favorite strip club last night.
8. My mistress is greedy.
9. My other mistress is even greedier.
10. I used to work for Enron. This stuff gets me high.