« The Real Romney and Gingrich Debate | Main | Protecting Endangered Species to Extinction »

Jan 30, 2012

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Richard H

I grew up using "soda" as the generic term. My parents, both from Illinois, met & married in California when my dad was in the Navy. So there's a small connection between to the two Soda places.

Michael W. Kruse

I know that St. Louis has a more East Coast city feel than most Midwest cities. The hinterlands in MO and IL associated with St. Louis seem to reflect this as well. It would be interesting to know the history of why different names took root in different places.

I spent my first nine years in NE Oklahoma and then the rest of my childhood in the Kansas City metro. It was always "pop." I lived in Philly for a couple of years in my late twenties and started saying "soda." It has stayed soda ever since.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Your email address:


Powered by FeedBlitz

Kruse Kronicle on Kindle

Check It Out












Categories