In New Zealand, I've never heard anyone (barring immigrants) use any term other than Fizzy Drink. It's what I've always grown up hearing.
in reply to I refer to a non-specified carbonated beverage as a:
I always thought 'Pop' or 'Soda' sounded daft, but when you actually think about it, "Fizzy Drink" is pretty daffy sounding too.
Just what you grow up with, I guess :)
Was pleased to see it listed though. Hoorah for multicultural PerlMonks.
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