derrickchapman at MINDSPRING.COM
Wed Apr 19 16:13:15 UTC 2000
yup, them are all cokes.
From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
Of GEORGE THOMPSON
Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 12:51 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: Pop/Soda/Coke
Natalie Maynor quotes a student as saying "Sodas are known as cokes
in the South. Even Pepsi is called a coke in the South."
Does this mean that ginger ale and root beer and Dr. Pepper are
also called "coke"? If so, how do they specify that they want or
are drinking a cola drink? If Southerners were to be given a Dr.
Brown's Cel-Ray, what would they call it, other than a vile
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