[Sca-cooks] Meanderings on family histories and foods, was, Re: Packing from the Nimatnama

Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
Sat May 19 13:33:09 PDT 2007

At 06:52 AM 5/19/2007, you wrote:

>Hmmm... I'd think most people would say "soft drink" is a group or
>generic term for the larger set of non-alcoholic beverages, of which
>soda/soda pop/phosphates (does anyone on earth really call anything
>that is not Coca-Cola brand cola "coke"?)

In James' family (Oklahoma, Arkansas), if someone offers you a 
'coke', what they will hand you is a Dr Pepper. Unless you are very 
specific otherwise. Dunno why. (It's ok with me- I prefer Dr Pepper anyway.)

still miserable with this viral cr at p and going back to bed

"It is our choices Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than 
our abilities."  -Albus Dumbledore

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