Date: Wed, 13 Dec 1995 10:50:28 -0500
From: Ronald Butters amspeech[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ACPUB.DUKE.EDU
Subject: Re: root beer preferences
I wonder what all this stuff below has to do with the American Dialect
Society. I wonder if you people who want to chat about lthe flavors of
root beer and hot dogs couldn't maybe just send private messages and not
clog up my board with your personal communications?
On Tue, 12 Dec 1995, Stephen wrote:
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.
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. :)
Dept. of Linguistics
University of Arizona, Tucson
bowman[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]aruba.ccit.arizona.edu
On Thu, 7
Dec 1995, SETH SKLAREY wrote:
I thought IBC root beer was great, but after several months realized
just been taken in by their neat bottle. I did a taste test on
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)
a close tie for second worst with Shasta & Faygo.
IBC is the only company I know that still makes Sarsparilla. (Hoffmann's
I think Seth has far too much time on his hands