Date: Mon, 27 Mar 1995 02:00:00 LCL From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: creme soda > I had exactly the opposite experience after moving to New England. I bought a > can of creme soda began to drink it, and yccch, what is this stuff? How can > anyone drink it? To me red pop in the form of Barq's Creme soda is the real > thing because that's my frame of reference. I'm surprised you couldn't find > Vernor's since that brand of soft drink was sold in southern Ohio. I remember > Vernor's ginger ale.--Yvette just to give this a broader perspective, in south africa, creme soda is BRIGHT green (and carries warnings about the coloring agent-- tartrazine(sp?)). i suspect it glows in the dark. i'm afraid to taste it, but hear it's sweeeeeeeeeet. lynne --------------------------------------------------------------------- Dr. M. Lynne Murphy 104lyn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of Linguistics phone: 27(11)716-2340 University of the Witwatersrand fax: 27(11)716-8030 Johannesburg 2050 SOUTH AFRICA