Originally Posted by msup752
Pop or sometimes to clarify, soda pop.
I can see how it is called coke in the south. Here, Kleenex is facial tissue and Styrofoam is any kind of foam product from cups to insulation.
There are a lot of Trade Names that have become generic names in use: Band Aids, NiCad and Velcro come to mind.
“Somebody has to speak for these people. Y'all got on this boat for different reasons, but y'all come to the same place. So now I'm asking more of you than I have before. Maybe all. Sure as I know anything, I know this—they will try again. Maybe on another world, maybe on this very ground swept clean. A year from now, ten? They'll swing back to the belief that they can make people...better. And I do not hold to that. So no more runnin'. I aim to misbehave.” Mal Reynolds Serenity/Firefly