Yeah. Since I'm from Ohio, you can probably guess what
I call the stuff. Though, to be honest, I usually refer
to a specific type ("root beer", "cola", or cetera), or
if I'm including various types of things to drink there
are almost certainly some included that are not
carbonated (water, Kool-Aid, milk, ..., so I just call
Oh, a fun thing to do: next time somebody asks you
what you want to drink (especially if it's somebody
taking your order at a restaurant), matter-of-factly
ask for "room-temperature tapwater", and watch the
reaction. You get some weird looks. I didn't think
anything about it (I drink quarts of the stuff a day)
until I saw how someone else reacted. Apparently,
it's not high on everyone's list of things to drink.
So if I don't want to elicit a reaction I just order
the root beer.
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