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Re^2: STONEY TANGAWIZI

by Anonymous Monk
on Apr 08, 2008 at 06:28 UTC ( #678931=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: STONEY TANGAWIZI
in thread My favorite {soda|pop} is...

Also... It's kwahari. ;-)

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Re^3: STONEY TANGAWIZI
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 03, 2008 at 16:36 UTC
    Tangawiki is ginger in Kiswahili. It's actually 'kwaheri' not kwahari etc. Stoney tangawizi is essentially what's known as ginger beer in the big wide world. Look for Jamaican ginger beer and it's about the same thing. I think Coca Cola realised that you couldn't sell soda called 'beer' in Kenya and came up with some creative name to let folks know what indeed they were selling was just ginger soda.

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