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Pedantic wrote:Half Massed wrote:What do you poppers call soda water? Pop water?
I call it carbonated water.
raiders_umpire wrote:It is called soft drink in my neck of the woods, and what the heck is the deal with the "weirdo" part???????
Pacman wrote:Old (pre-1990s) Boston-area slang for a soda:
As in, "Hey Johnny, go to the fridge and get me a tonic."
And of course, we pronounced it "TAWNN'-ick"
Older folks still use the phrase, occasionally, but for the most part, that word has become archaic. Soda has pretty much replaced tonic up here.
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