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Soda or pop.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by shegirl, May 5, 2010.

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Do you call it soda or pop?

  1. Soda

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    45.1%
  2. Pop

    75 vote(s)
    29.6%
  3. Soda pop

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  4. Soder (if you live in a cardboard box under a bridge in the country)

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  5. Coke- Even if it's Pepsi

    54 vote(s)
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  6. I'm just here to suck Diet Coke out of Chaters belly button

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  1. shegirl

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    I've had an ongoing argument with a friend that lives on the right coast. He always cringes when I refer to "soda" as pop. On the left coast (for the tards out there that's the Cali side) it's pop. Apparently on the right it's soda. Really? So, I decided I'd pose this here. What do you call coke, pepsi and the like?

    Note, this is the same guy that calls the store (grocery or whatever) the supermarket. It's like Smallville over there I think.
     
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    When you post, if you're on a coast say which one or where you're from period. I think it's a coast thing, obviously. This is very scientific research at work here guys.
     
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    East coast: Soda.

    This topic has been debated to death as far as I'm concerned. If you want to make it somewhat fresh and mildly interesting, branch it out internationally. What do the Aussies/Brits/Irish/Scots call it?
     
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    Soda, and I am from the East coast. I thought pop was used in like the 50's. We could ask Toytoy but it appears he is in lockup again.
     
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    Soda. West Coast.
     
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    Over here in the west, we refer to it as pop. As it should be.
     
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    I say Pop, but I'm not on the right coast, I'm from North Dakota. I always thought it was more of a north/south thing. I know when I go see my family in NC I get shit for saying pop. Then again I also get shit for saying pop when they come up to visit me.
     
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    Soda, pop is what you do to popcorn.

    Dirty South
     
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    Michigan:pop

    Whenever I go out to restaurants I always ask "What kind of pop do you have?" I have never known anyone that has called it soda.
     
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    Damn right sucka's!! It's pop and will always be pop! Gulf Coast bitches!! But East Coast I guess if you want to get all technical and shit.

    My friends and I have this argument daily and I mercilessly make fun of them for calling it soda. Stupid left coasties, go back to California. We've come to a semi-agreement that it should be called Coke, and when they ask what kind, state your poison. This applies to everything except Jack and Coke's, that's a given.
     
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    I also thought it was more of a North vs South thing. I've never heard soda anywhere I've been in Canada or the northern states I've been to. I went down to Florida in December and got weird looks for saying pop.
     
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    I live in California, and I've never heard anyone say pop here. Soda is the standard, at least in SoCal. The only people I've heard say pop are from the midwest.
     
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    Pop. I'm from Buffalo, and the weird thing is that I know a lot of people from all around New York and there isn't a general consensus.

    Except of course, that it's called MOTHERFUCKIN' POP
     
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    If I may step into this debate as someone hailing from Blighty. We just say Coke, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper etc. I just use the brand names for each drink. I don't think I've ever met anyone under the age of sixty that's referred to these drinks as, "pop" or just, "fizzy drinks". In the UK we just use the brand name. Although Coke is often used as a generalisation for anything that tastes remotely close to Coke, including Pepsi. With the exception of ASDA Coke, which will forever be known as, "liquid death".

    "Pop" is occasionally used, but as I said, not many people under the age of sixty use this word in regards to drinks.
     
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    Hawaii, it's soda. Hawaii is crazy like that.
     
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    It's Coke. For all carbonated beverage. As in, "We have Coke, water, beer," meaning, "We have Sprite, Coke, Dr Pepper, 7Up, water, beer."
     
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    Massachusetts: It's soda.
     
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    Here, in the true Dirty South, we call it what it is: Coke is Coke, Pepsi is Pepsi, 7-Up is 7-Up, Mountain Dew is Cat Piss (that's all you could call it with that colour, right?). When I say I'm having soda, I mean actual soda water - carbonated water.

    All the supermarkets here sell generic colas - they are ALL terrible.
     
  19. big B

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    Well here in the dirty south, when we drink a Pepsi or the like, we call it a soda. Pepsi was born in the Carolinas, so you can't just go and change the name just because you moved to some other (backward ass) part of the country.
     
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    Same in Mississippi.