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Re: CHAT: Soda vs. Pop, was Re: Dialect and register

From:Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 31, 2002, 3:02
--- John Cowan <jcowan@...> wrote:

> > However, I'm sure > > that I've heard Americans use "soft drink" to > mean any non-alcoholic > > drink, including fruit juice, so presumably > that usage is more common. > > Milk, which is neither, would hardly be called > a soft drink.
It is when contrasted with alcoholic drinks. Padraic. ===== To him that seeks, if he knock, the door will be opened; if he seeks, he shall find his way; if he searches for a way, he shall find his path. For though the Way is narrow, it's wisdom is written in the hearts of all: if ye would seek and find Rest, look first within! .