In at least some parts of the South
ern U.S., any soft drink
, regardless of
actual brand. Typical exchange in a restaurant:
Server: And what would you like to drink?
Customer: I'll have a Coke.
Server: What kind?
Customer: Um, Sun Drop
In areas where this is customary, ordering a soft drink will
usually work; however, asking for a "pop
" is likely to score
a puzzled look.