The Colbert Report: "soda water"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 14 14:49:54 UTC 2009

Did anyone else notice the inadvertent use of (old?) Southern "soda
_water_" by Colbert, a native of South Carolina, in an environment in
which he otherwise was using "soda _pop_"?

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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