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Re: General American (was "y" and "r" (Uusisuom))

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Monday, April 2, 2001, 1:36
><wry g> I prefer soda myself, though in Korea, "cola" (or something like >[k^hola]) can be used generically for carbonated drinks; it weirds me out >occasionally, but then, I've gotten in the habit of asking for fruit >juice. :-p
Whenever my chicago friends justify pop by saying "well, soda is clear and flavorless" i tell them, we'd just ask for soda water here ;). And i also tell them: "Pop is a sound, or an action, not a drink!". Also seeing pop written just reminds me of the harshest Minnesota accent I can think of.