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What do you call it?

  • Soda

    Votes: 35 61.4%
  • Pop

    Votes: 17 29.8%
  • Soft Drink

    Votes: 0 0.0%
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    Votes: 5 8.8%
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it really depends on the area of the country. In the midwest down to the south its strictly considered pop and I find it very entertaining when they get frustrated when you ask for a soda.
 

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In Buffalo we drink pop but in Rochester they drink soda.
 

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I have had this conversation with a co worker in great depth and even when I use reason she will not listen lol. I know all of you here are reasonable so lets see what the dictionary says lol.

Noun:

so·da/ˈsōdə/

  1. Carbonated water (originally made with sodium bicarbonate).
  2. A carbonated soft drink.


popnoun


Definition of POP
1: a sharp explosive sound

2: a shot from a gun

3: soda pop

4: pop fly

5: power to hit a baseball hard <a hitter with some pop in his bat>

6: a drink or shot of alcohol - a pop

1: for each one : apiece <tickets at a pop>

2: for each attempt <rushed for an average of five yards a pop>




 

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You ever go to the "pop fountain" and ask the "pop jerk" for a drink?

Me neither. :)
 

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Aside from loaning out my can of Troll Spray, I call it POP!

But there should be more options to choose from like:
-Cola
-DEW!

As Master Yoda once said: "There is no Try! There is only DEW!"

All the above coming from a self-diasnosed Diet Mt. Dew Drinker! :D
 

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I reiterate - Who Cares...It's beautiful outside, go out and enjoy the day.;) see you trolls later! ;)
How much sun creeps through the cracks under that bridge?

:)
 

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I'm originally from NY where it was always soda.

So I was surprised when I got to AZ in 1972 and it was commonly called pop.

Now, 40 years later, I don't hear anybody calling it pop anymore.

Maybe because everybody here now got here from someplace else.



By the way, maybe we can start a poll based on the regional differences between "bag" and "sack."
 
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