Carbonated beverages

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Tue Sep 3 15:36:19 UTC 2002

So what is it?

At 06:48 AM 9/3/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Easy to see why not. Bloomington is geographically but not culturally
>south of Indianapolis. Why would a bunch of Minnesotans just going to
>school in southern Indiana know anything about Bar-B-Que?
>>At 05:40 PM 9/2/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>>>So limited (Chicago) is Mike's experience that he believes that "soft
>>>drink" is only a written form (or an "explanatory" one for non-native
>>>If he would get in his old VW Peace bus and drive south of
>>>Indianapolis (where he could even find that Bar-B-Que is not a
>>>synonym for "cookout" or "grill"), he would discover otherwise.
>>I lived in Bloomington ten years but don't recall a distinctive meaning for
>>Bar-B-Que???  Now Gnaw Bone and Bean Blossom I DO remember.
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