We knew he could rap from his “Rhyme Pays” days in 1987. We knew he could act before 2000 when he joined the cast of “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.” Now it turns out Newark-born Ice-T is a comic too.

At least when the prices are high.

Pump number 9! To the lineup! Give us a profile!

The average cost of a gallon of regular in New Jersey has dropped a few pennies in recent days but it’s far from okay. It still stands above $4 per gallon and the pain isn’t going away

So if you need medicine for that pain laughter like Ice-T provided may be the best. I rounded up a few gas jokes making the rounds recently.

We’re so excited. My husband and I are proud to announce our loan was approved! We close on a tank of gas next week!

The national average price for a gallon of gas is $4.23. Which means wherever you’re going this summer it may be cheaper to mail your car.
— Amy Poehler

Today I got gas for $1.57. Unfortunately it was at Taco Bell.
— Unknown

At a gas station near my house there’s a sign saying “We take Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.” After I filled up my tank they took my Visa, my MasterCard, my Discover and my American Express.
— Jay Leno

Why did the Art thief's van run out of fuel? He had no Monet to buy Degas to make the Van Gogh.
— Unknown

I went to the gas station today and my options were, cash, credit card or kidney.
— Unknown

Saw a guy at pump #2 order $10 of regular. Where’s he think he’s going, pump #3?
— Unknown

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