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"Soda" vs. "Pop"

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by HeDied4U, Mar 12, 2004.

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  1. HeDied4U

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    When asking someone to bring you your favorite softdrink (i.e., Pepsi, Coke, RC, 7UP, or whatever), do you ask them to bring you a soda, or a pop?

    God Bless!!

    Adam [​IMG]
     
  2. dianetavegia

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    I voted Soda but generally, in this Coke area, we say 'Coke'. I prefer Pepsi tho! Full strength with no fake sugars!

    Diane
     
  3. computerjunkie

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    Can't vote because we don't ask for either! We ask for Coke, Dr. Pepper, Ginger Ale or whatever specifically we want! I ask for "Diet Coke"!! :D

    CJ
     
  4. Dr. Bob

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    Pop was the word in Minneapolis where I was raised. But at our college, where we had an influx of Pennsylvanians, it was always "soder".
     
  5. Ed Edwards

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    Unfair poll!!!

    In central Oklahoma the generic name
    is "Soda Pop". Try answering your poll
    with that data :(
     
  6. HeDied4U

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    Sorry 'bout that Ed, but here in Chicagoland, it's either Soda or Pop.

    Guess I should have made this a regional poll only, eh?? :D

    God Bless!!!

    Adam [​IMG]
     
  7. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    Coke is my answer [​IMG]
     
  8. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    Although here you would say "mineral" or "fizzy drink"
     
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    Soder, huh??? Must be those people from Pittsburgh.

    It's soda in Eastern PA.

    Rob
     
  10. Jude

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    In Tennessee, EVERYTHING is a 'Coke'. Where I grew up, it was 'pop'. Out here in the eastern Sierra's, it seems to be 'soda'.
     
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    I just ask for fat coke or thin coke..... or a fizzy drink....lol
     
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    Sorry, Jude, I didn't mean to come down so hard.

    Couldn't vote. 'Coke' wasn't an option.

    SHAME on you Diane. And in the heart of Coke country! I mean, Atlanta is international headquarters!

    In Christ,
    Trotter
     
  13. Jim Ward

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    I ask specifically for what it is that I want.


    I remember visiting friends down in Mississippi and being asked if I wanted a "Coke". I said yes and expected a red can and got instead a Big K drink that I think was their version of Mountain Dew.
     
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    My option is not on here, I call it Sodie Pop
     
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    Yeah, down here, the question before making a run to the store is, "Anybody want a Coke? What kind?"

    "Pepsi" (or Mountain Dew, or Sprite, or DP, or even Coke, or whatever)
     
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    Pop here, pop machines, pop bottles, carton of pop, etc. I lived in Louisville for awhile and there it is a "soft drink".
    [​IMG]
     
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    You wanna get a soda?

    I say: Yep, make it a diet Pepsi.
     
  19. I Am Blessed 24

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    I always ask for Diet Dr. Pepper. I keep several different brands of 'pop' here for when the grands stop by.

    I ask them if they would like a can of pop, they come to the fridge and make their own choice.

    "Big K" is a generic form of pop that is sold by Krogers. I prefer the generic pop at Aldis.

    Around here 'soda' refers to baking soda!
     
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    Believe it or not.

    In Jefferson City, MO there is a Popp family.

    Name of one son? Soda

    No Kidding.

    He's in the phone book.
     
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