Written by Christopher Null on October 21st, 2006

Pals know that I can’t stand the word “pop” as a generic term for soda (where I live know) or coke (where I grew up), though otherwise I love you guys in the Washington/Oregon area, where in my experience it is at its worst. This map shows where the problem is at its worst. Though I am dying to know what the “other” terms are. “Cola,” I’m sure… but what else?

Generic Names for Soft Drinks by County (JPG)

(interactive version)

 

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