Date: Fri, 15 Dec 1995 10:45:49 -0500 From: Ronald Butters Subject: Re: pop and soda Those of us who are particularly interested in this topic ought to go hear Luanne von Schneidemesser's paper, "Soda or Pop?", which she will be giving at the American Dialect Society meeting in Chcago on December 30. Her talk is based on extensive research, and therefore should actually prove to be illuminating. See the abstract in the September NADS, whilch in itself contains some informative stuff.