Posted April 23 2002 - 12:44 PM
People I know always use the products name. This prevents product-brand brainwashing arguements (One friend refuses to drink a Pepsi-Company product till he dies). But other people around here call it soda.
Actual conversation: Setting, My apartment.
Guy: Got any Pop?
Me: What'd you break?
Guy: No! Pop, Have you got any?
Me: Oh! Weed!, Yeah, It's up above the fridge.
Guy: No! Pop, as in a drink, Like Mr.Pibb.
Me: Mr.Pibb? Where the F*ck are you from?
Guy: Augusta Georgia
Me: Figures. No, we don't have any Meester Pibb. But grab me a Coke while your at the fridge.
It was well over a week later I figured out what he was trying to say. Next time I see him I'll apologise or something I guess.
"Did you know that more people are murdered at 92 degrees Fahrenheit than any other temperature? I read an article once. Lower temperatures, people are easy-going, over 92 and it's too hot to move, but just 92, people get irritable."