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Re: [at-l] Re: RC & Moon pie was Re: Debates




>Did any of you pour a little package of peanuts into the neck of a 6 oz.
>Coke, then drink it?  That was a real delicacy when I was growing up.  And
>the term "dinner" told a lot about where you were from.  In our neck of the
>woods, dinner was at noon.  "Up Noth", it was in the evening.  We ate
>breakfast, dinner, and supper, as opposed to breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
>Once, after we'd lived Up Noth for several years and had moved back to
>Mississippi, I called the local auto parts store one Sat. to find out when
>they closed.  "At dinner."  "Is that dinner at noon or dinner in the
>evening?"  "WHO IS THIS????"  Ah, memory lane.  Is lane trail related?
>Leslie
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Lynn Setzer <hikester@mindspring.com>
>To: David Hicks <daveh@usit.net>; AT-L <at-l@edina.hack.net>
>Date: Tuesday, March 07, 2000 4:05 PM
>Subject: Re: [at-l] Re: RC & Moon pie was Re: Debates
>
>
>>don't recall the lemon phosphates, but I do know that the word "drink" was
>>synonymous for Coke.  As in:
>>
>>"Would you like a drink?"
>>
>>"No, I'll have a cheerwine."
>>
>>Folks who were "not fum aroun' here" were real confused with that "drink"
>>business, always thinking it contained alcohol.
>>
>>
>>I might also add that you were truly living large if you had a pack of
>round
>>square nabs and a short coke.
>>
>>Lynn
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: David Hicks <daveh@usit.net>
>>To: AT-L <at-l@edina.hack.net>
>>Date: Monday, March 06, 2000 7:32 PM
>>Subject: Re: [at-l] Re: RC & Moon pie was Re: Debates
>>
>>
>>>Mon, 6 Mar 2000 10:58:27 -0500 "Lynn Setzer" <hikester@mindspring.com>
>>>wrote:
>>>
>>>>Where I grew up, near Charlotte, it was an
>>>>
>>>>Ah-ra C cola anna mooon pie.
>>>SNIP
>>>
>>>Every since this thread started, I have been wondering when the word
>"cola"
>>>came in play or if it was a geographic thing.
>>>
>>>As a teenager in southern VA, we grabbed "Ah-ra Ceee anna mooon pie,"
>every
>>>chance we got.  Don't remember using the word cola for RC or if you were
>>>more sophisticated "Jus ah Coke."  BTW -- who remembers a lemon-phosphate
>>>(SP?)?
>>>
>>>Chainsaw
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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