Date: Tue, 24 Jan 1995 14:19:55 -0500 From: "Bethany Dumas, UTK" Subject: Re: "Coke" Regional terms for "soft drinks" was a theme a few months ago, as I recall. "Coke" is widespread in its generic sense in the SOuthern MOuntain region, which, however, as I pointed out earlier, also uses "dope" (generally rural, though age-graded in favor of older speakers). Bethany Dumas = dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]