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Old Jun 15th 2016, 4:47 pm
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Originally Posted by Teckelspass View Post
When we previously lived in TX, I recall some people calling every type of soda "Coke," whether or not referring to Coca Cola. As in, when asked, "Do you want a Coke" it is perfectly acceptable to say, "Yes, I'd like a Sprite please." Completely confused me. Don't know if that usage is still common or even used across TX/South or regional?
When ordering Coke or Pepsi in NJ it was usually referred to as soda.
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Old Jun 15th 2016, 4:51 pm
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When ordering Coke or Pepsi in NJ it was usually referred to as soda.
As it is here in California. I got a sense that the usage I was referring to was a TX or maybe Southern thing, but maybe others can confirm. Have never heard it here.
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Old Jun 15th 2016, 6:36 pm
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Originally Posted by Teckelspass View Post
When we previously lived in TX, I recall some people calling every type of soda "Coke," whether or not referring to Coca Cola. As in, when asked, "Do you want a Coke" it is perfectly acceptable to say, "Yes, I'd like a Sprite please." Completely confused me. Don't know if that usage is still common or even used across TX/South or regional?
This is quite common here in ATL, but then we're home of Coca-Cola so that might have a bearing
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Old Jun 19th 2016, 5:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Teckelspass View Post
As it is here in California. I got a sense that the usage I was referring to was a TX or maybe Southern thing, but maybe others can confirm. Have never heard it here.
It's a Southern thing.
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Old Jun 20th 2016, 6:24 pm
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I find it hard to stop picking my nose when sitting at traffic lights for more than 3 minutes.
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Old Jun 20th 2016, 6:42 pm
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Originally Posted by mrken30 View Post
I find it hard to stop picking my nose when sitting at traffic lights for more than 3 minutes.
3 minutes ??!? Come on ... 2 seconds. Actually, better while driving ... less chance of being spotted.
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Old Jun 21st 2016, 2:03 am
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Originally Posted by BubbleChog View Post
This is quite common here in ATL, but then we're home of Coca-Cola so that might have a bearing



here are some stats Pop vs. Soda Stats
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