Date: Tue, 12 Dec 1995 11:41:55 -0700

From: Laurie M Bowman bowman[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]U.ARIZONA.EDU

Subject: Re: root beer preferences


Where exactly is "hereabouts"?


On Sat, 9 Dec 1995, SETH SKLAREY wrote:

Dog 'n' Suds was pretty good. Hasn't been one hereabouts since 1957.

Hey Seth,

Ever try "Dog 'n' Suds" root beer? So good, you almost get a buzz off it.

I guess this conversation has drifted far away from the original dialect

focus, but I just wanted to provide *my* opinion on root beer. :)

Laurie Bowman

Dept. of Linguistics

University of Arizona, Tucson


On Thu, 7

Dec 1995, SETH SKLAREY wrote:

I thought IBC root beer was great, but after several months realized I had

just been taken in by their neat bottle. I did a taste test on various root

beers and found A & W to be among the best, and Dad's Old Fashioned pretty

good. IBC was mediocre and the world's worst is FANTA (by Coke again) with

a close tie for second worst with Shasta & Faygo.

IBC is the only company I know that still makes Sarsparilla. (Hoffmann's

in NY

used to.)