What do you call soft drinks?

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What do you call soft drinks?

  1. Pop

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  2. Coke

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  3. Soda

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Feb 2, 2009
  1. redeyez
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    Newcomer redeyez Advanced Member

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    I bartend and a server at work always orders Soda...it drives me nuts. She is the only one that orders Soda.
    Everyone else in Ohio says Pop.
    It must be my OCD.
     


  2. Ace Gunman

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    Coke isn't a term, it's a brand. And I voted for pop, which is the most common of the phrases here.
     
  3. redeyez
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    Yes you're right, but some parts of the country (USA), mostly the south call it Coke (even Pepsi they call Coke).

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    I wasn't aware of that. How interesting. But how dare they tarnish the good name of Pepsi with the term "Coke"! [​IMG] Kidding, of course. I like'em both.
     
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    Used to call it pepsi, back in the time. But coke for now.
     
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    Here in the UK we dont use the word soda. When i was growing up we used to call it Fizzy Pop.
     
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    Yeah, lee1978, I remember that.

    Lemonade - Pop. In general of soft drinks, we call it fizzy drinks.

    Most of the time we call it by the brands.
     
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    I've never heard anyone say Pop or Soda before.
    We call soft drinks fizzing drinks.
     
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    I'm used to calling it soda.
     
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    here in good old germany we say

    "limo" (short for limonade (lemonade))

    sometimes "cola" (or "coke" for the cool kids).
     
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    In holland, we call it by it's name.
     
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    I call them "fizzy" drinks. But of course, you ask for them by name. And I very rarely have any carbonated drinks except the occasional coke or Dr. Pepper.
     
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    oh you

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  14. Captin

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    I voted pop cos thats what I called back when I was a nipper. Coke is something else altogether. [​IMG]

    Generally when in the British pubs you hear brand names mostly, or lemonade.
     
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    Soda or Coke, or I just say the name of the drink I want.
     
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    Arnj Drank [​IMG]

    Growing up, soda was baking soda, pop was your dad. We called 'em drinks or co-cola (as a generic term for cola) unless you wanted something particular, then we'd call it by the brand name. A lot of it was context, if you were going to the gas station for drinks, and somebody wanted a drink and a pack of peanuts, then that drink would be Pepsi, because peanuts go good with Pepsi (you pour the peanuts right into the bottle.)

    So, in short, drinks.

    edit:
    Location = rural North Carolina
    Time = back in the day ('60's & '70's)
     
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    I call them by name.
     
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    I usually call them by name but if I'd have to speak in general term then I'd say soda.

    Or if you want the Swedish term for it: "Läsk".
     
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    Can I have some pop? Thanks Brian117!
     
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    'round here we call it pop.

    ^ yeah, my dad talks about going to gas stations and getting pepsi's and peanuts, but apparently it doesn't work so good anymore cause they use high fructose corn syrup instead of sugar.
     

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