Natalie Maynor maynor at CS.MSSTATE.EDU
Wed Apr 19 21:11:23 UTC 2000

Derrick Chapman wrote:

> don't know how far outside of Georgia's boundaries it goes, but there's also
> a tendency to say "Co-cola" (emphasis on the first or second "co" is
> optional) instead of "Coca-cola."  There's even a guy on the daily stock

The usual Mississippi pronunciation for the full name is coCOla.  But
it's something you hear mainly from elderly people.  People over about
eighty seem more likely to say "coCOla" than "coke."
   --Natalie Maynor (maynor at ra.msstate.edu)

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