you say tomato, i say tomato…ok, that doesn’t really work in print…
how about this: you say pop, i say coke… yeah, so, depending on where you live, you probably have a certain way of referring to soft drinks. the godly way, of course, is to call them cokes. it’s not pop, it’s not soda and it’s most certainly not a combination of the two. coke. plain and simple.
apparently, someone—to which we all owe a great debt of gratitude—stepped up to the plate and engaged some very important and timely research on this matter. while others were doing research on ways to cure cancer or how to curb poverty, these guys surveyed a couple hundred thousand people on how they refer to soft drinks. brilliant.
they have published their findings and here’s what they’ve come up with: (click the map to see it in greater detail)