Soda pop

Wendalyn Nichols wendalyn at NYC.RR.COM
Tue Jun 11 19:04:46 UTC 2002

In the west, 'soda water', or just plain 'soda', is what you'd call
'seltzer' in the east. 7-Up is a type of 'pop.' "Clear soda" would cause
confusion, and then be taken to mean "plain soda" or just "soda" = seltzer.
I would suggest "lemon-lime flavored carbonated drink". It's long, but not

At 10:46 AM 6/11/02 -0700, Ed Keer wrote:
>Can anyone suggest a term for clear sodas/pops (like
>7-up or sprite) that would the most generally
>I am writing a brochure that could be going out
>accross the country. One of the topics in it is tips
>for fighting nausea, and we currently suggest drinking
>a "clear soda", but aren't sure if that is an east
>coast bias. Any suggestions appreciated.
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