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.
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