Date: Tue, 5 Dec 1995 23:04:53 -0700 From: Rudy Troike Subject: Re: pop and soda Virginia Clark's report on the demise of "tonic" is a devastating blow (especially when coupled with the loss of "Chesterfield") to the linguistic lore of all our American English courses. Can anybody else in the Boston area confirm this? Say it ain't so! --Rudy Troike (rtroike[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]