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Re: [at-l] Re: Debates...



At 01:13 AM 3/3/00 -0500, Kenneth R. Knight wrote:
>ps- On the subject of words and their usage: when I get to do my AT hike 
>this year at least I'll get to hear people, well some anyway, refer to 
>soda fountain drink as a soda instead of "pop." Yipppeeeee.... Ain't 
>language great....
>
Unless you're in Mass where's it known as "tonic" (at least it was when I
was there in the early 60's) and if you want a milkshake in Mass you'd
better ask for a frappe. In NY soda is commonly referred to as "soft drink".

Saunterer


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