The Great Pop vs. Soda Controversy

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed May 23 15:08:43 UTC 2007

At 10:00 AM -0500 5/23/07, Sarah Lang wrote:
>Not in Canada. It was always in cans (that I can remember), with a
>picture of an orange. ('Course we had beer in stubbies.)

Not just in Canada.  All the Orange Crushes I remember (in New York)
were in bright orange cans.


>On May 23, 2007, at 8:08 AM, Charles Doyle wrote:
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>>Poster:       Charles Doyle <cdoyle at UGA.EDU>
>>Subject:      Re: The Great Pop vs. Soda Controversy
>>I though Orange Crush was ALWAYS in brown bottles.
>>---- Original message ----
>>>Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 08:02:01 -0500
>>>From: Paul Johnson <paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM>
>>>Subject: Re: The Great Pop vs. Soda Controversy
>>>But how many remember Orange Crush in the brown bottles.  I think
>>>they were brown because back then the product was a washed out
>>>sort of orange/yellow concoction.
>>>Charles Doyle wrote:
>>>>And how about Grapette? AAA Rootbeer? Orange Crush? Stumbling
>>>>down Memory Lane . . . .
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