Date: Wed, 18 May 1994 09:10:00 -0700 From: Judith Rascoe Subject: Re: pop -- aka "dope" in these parts I grew up on the west coast, mostly in Idaho. Dr. Pepper was an "exotic" soft drink to me, but one much favored by my Dad, who had grown up in Oklahoma. But he left Oklahoma in about 1925! Does it go back that far? And yes, he assured me that its principal flavoring was prune juice.