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#184 - felixjarl
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(01/09/2013) [-]
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#28 - Norway
Reply +32
(01/09/2013) [-]
The Midwest says pop because Faygo pop was HUGE so we just kinda refer to every fizzy drink as pop now
#91 to #28 - astickywhale
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(01/09/2013) [-]
Also the south says coke because that is where it originates, more specifically NORTH CAROLINA (woop woop) but anyway thats why we call it coke in the south
#116 to #28 - anon
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(01/09/2013) [-]
I dont,
And I run the midwest bitch
#199 - shreddddzd
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(01/09/2013) [-]
Soft drink master race reporting in.   
   
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_drink
Soft drink master race reporting in.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_drink
#169 - phanact
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(01/09/2013) [-]
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I just say soda,

I also don' t care what others say
#47 - bigshaner
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(01/09/2013) [-]
How it goes down south
"Would you like a coke?"
"Sure."
"Well what kind would ya like?"
"What kind do you have?"
"We got Mt. Dew, Pepsi, Mellow Yellow, Dr. Pepper, Sprite, 7-up, and Coca-Cola."
".........."
#55 to #47 - corkscrew
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(01/09/2013) [-]
nobody has both pepsi and coke though....
#192 to #55 - rawrbowwow
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(01/09/2013) [-]
Gas stations have both. And a lot of the Chuck E Cheeses I've been to have both as well.
#87 to #55 - astickywhale
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(01/09/2013) [-]
.....duh. theyre competitors ... i dont remember exactly how it works but when the restaurant buys it, they only buy from one for some reason or another
#57 to #47 - thecrusadeofanus
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(01/09/2013) [-]
we have most of does in australia
#64 to #57 - wanicochil
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(01/09/2013) [-]
Does?

Those?
#82 to #47 - gravediggernalk
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(01/09/2013) [-]
Damn right it does.
#131 to #47 - cullenatorguy
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(01/09/2013) [-]
I live in Alabama, this is how that situation would play out for me:

"Would you like a coke?"
"Sure."
"Well what kind would you like?"
"The coke kind? I'll take cherry coke if you have it."
"Sir, I meant what kind of soft drink."
"*****, you said coke. If you wanted to know what kind of soda I wanted, just ******* say soda, bitch."
#52 - madjik
Reply +13
(01/09/2013) [-]
Soft drink
#62 to #52 - wanicochil
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(01/09/2013) [-]
Beat me to it!
#23 - RageRambo
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(01/09/2013) [-]
American. My dad was born in Ohio. My mom in Texas. Dad says Pop. Mom says Soda. I don't give a **** and drink the savory fountain drink for what they are.
#44 to #23 - anon
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(01/09/2013) [-]
You should call it a soda pop.
#220 - tomooose
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(01/09/2013) [-]
MFW I say tea instead.
#223 to #220 - mattkingg **User deleted account**
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(01/09/2013) [-]
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#99 - kingpongthedon
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(01/09/2013) [-]
There seems to be some confusion about how it works in the South. Yes, soda/pop is often collectively referred to as "Coke". However, when it is necessary to clarify that you are referring to all sodas/pops, typically either soft drink or soda will be used to avoid confusion.

It's just more efficient this way. Chances are you're referring to one specific type beverage anyway, so you might as well specify to begin with. It saves time and energy on everybody's part. Plus, they were all invented in the South anyway, we should be the ones to dictate which terms are used.

We're the most obese region for a reason, we're clearly going to be the superior method for ordering sugary drinks. There are so many other things in the South's history that have terribly wrong, but if there's anything we've gotten right, it's the soda debate. It's the only part of my cultural identity that I have to be proud of, please just let me have this one thing.

Anyway, if you are in a restaurant and ask for Coke, you will get one of the following three responses:
1. "OK sir/ma'am, I'll be right back with that"
2. "I'm sorry, we only have Pepsi, would that be alright?"
3. "OoooWeeee, we gots erselves a fancy city-buoy, Nu-oh, all we gots roun he'a is RC Co-La. Straight from the Good Lo'd His-self"

I can honestly say I've never had a trailer park outside of a trailer park. If you see anything about RC Cola, you need to get out immediately, you've gone too deep into the South and your life is in danger. Know the sign, know the danger.

Anyway, I hope this was both informative and entertaining, and I thank you for reading this unnecessarily long post about geographical linguistics.
#104 to #99 - xxxgnipsxxx
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(01/09/2013) [-]
I live in the South and I can confirm the validity of this ^
#128 to #99 - cullenatorguy
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(01/09/2013) [-]
roll tide.

also yeah you're right about everything
#105 - boredomavenger
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(01/09/2013) [-]
>born and raised in Tennessee   
>refer to every soft drink as "coke"   
>move to Michigan at age 12   
>someone asks me to "grab them a pop"   
   
>mfw
>born and raised in Tennessee
>refer to every soft drink as "coke"
>move to Michigan at age 12
>someone asks me to "grab them a pop"

>mfw
#118 to #105 - psychopsychedelic
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(01/09/2013) [-]
Me too man. Dad's from Michigan