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Wed May 31, 2017, 02:16 PM May 2017

Is it soda or pop? [View all]

What do you call the fizzy, sugary diabetes beverage?

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Is it soda or pop? [View all] Tiggeroshii May 2017 OP
I voted for pop... LisaM May 2017 #1
RC COLA!!! underpants May 2017 #2
Yep, coke. nt Laffy Kat May 2017 #24
Co-coler. House of Roberts Jun 2017 #32
As a Canadian, True Dough May 2017 #3
I remember a driving vacation through Canada Staph May 2017 #13
Ha ha! True Dough May 2017 #14
I recall seeing a can of "Raisin Crush" soda alongside the road left-of-center2012 Jun 2017 #41
Coincidentally True Dough Jun 2017 #42
My question is where are the people who call it soda-pop from? Tiggeroshii May 2017 #4
Not just New Mexico TomSlick May 2017 #15
Haha so maybe a southern thing? Tiggeroshii May 2017 #18
Perhaps TomSlick May 2017 #19
I live in New Mexico left-of-center2012 Jun 2017 #44
where are the people who call it soda-pop from? left-of-center2012 Jun 2017 #45
Huh. Doesn't seem like you can narrow it down by region. Tiggeroshii Jun 2017 #46
Texas northoftheborder Jun 2017 #53
I used to see commercials calling it soda-pop in 60s LeftInTX Jun 2017 #58
"nectar of the gods" unblock May 2017 #5
actually a lot of people call them "colas" unblock May 2017 #6
Soft drink Polly Hennessey May 2017 #7
pop - western Nebraska nt frogmarch May 2017 #8
Pop. SamKnause May 2017 #9
A regional thing? bobbieinok May 2017 #10
More similar questions bobbieinok May 2017 #12
Old folks at home TomSlick May 2017 #16
My gramps was the only person I ever had admonish me to 'wash my teeth before bed' ... mr_lebowski Jun 2017 #52
My mother in law "drinks" her medicine and also calls insecticide, "medicine" LeftInTX Jun 2017 #59
1961--OK/TX vs Boston bobbieinok May 2017 #11
Soda. Grew up in New Jersey. nt hay rick May 2017 #17
Both Hassin Bin Sober May 2017 #20
Growing up in the Boston area, it was always "tonic". Fla Dem May 2017 #21
Yup ..tonic. amuse bouche Jun 2017 #28
Hey, that's "bublah." Warpy Jun 2017 #30
Yes, calling it"tonic" was popular in MA when i was a kid.. CentralMass Jun 2017 #34
Oh yeah, I forgot about Moxie! Nasty stuff yellowdogintexas Jun 2017 #49
+1 CentralMass Jun 2017 #57
'Tonic" is what I learned bobbieinok Jun 2017 #35
New Englander here also-- these other words have very different meanings. yewberry Jun 2017 #43
Pop Leith May 2017 #22
I'm from the south and it's all coke (little "c"). Laffy Kat May 2017 #23
So if you want a large C... 3catwoman3 Jun 2017 #25
Coka-cola Sophiegirl Jun 2017 #31
Dialect maps are fun Salviati Jun 2017 #26
Soda water demosincebirth Jun 2017 #27
My FIL used to say that...are you from Texas? LeftInTX Jun 2017 #60
Oakland, Ca., born and raised demosincebirth Jun 2017 #62
It's mostly "pop" out west, but "soda" is understood Warpy Jun 2017 #29
yep Boston has some weird names for stuff.... yellowdogintexas Jun 2017 #48
Diet Mountain Dew to keep your engine reeving. democratisphere Jun 2017 #33
Both my parents were Canadian ailsagirl Jun 2017 #36
It's soda here sakabatou Jun 2017 #37
PEPSI! You Didn't Include PEPSI! Doug the Dem Jun 2017 #38
When I wore bell bottoms we called it 'Bottle a Bud' Special Prosciuto Jun 2017 #39
Getranke Solly Mack Jun 2017 #40
Coke, dammit! yellowdogintexas Jun 2017 #47
Liquid candy Major Nikon Jun 2017 #50
i call it pop. im from the pacific northwest and my parents are from the south... samnsara Jun 2017 #51
Pop. (MI) JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2017 #54
Cola! csziggy Jun 2017 #55
In Texas it was a 'coke'. The generic name for a drink California_Republic Jun 2017 #56
Coke. CottonBear Jun 2017 #61
My folks from Pittsburgh called it pop. My sister and I (growing up in Virginia) called it coke. FSogol Jun 2017 #63
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