soda pop


Definition of soda pop 

: a beverage consisting of soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

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The soda pop industry is fighting back against the Ivy League. Travis Andersen,, "Soda industry fires salvo at Harvard researchers over sugary drink study warnings," 19 June 2018 The ring around — from a plastic soda pop bottle — slid easily off the exhausted stork’s beak, Tanwar said. Annie Gowen, Washington Post, "A photo of an Indian bird with its beak shut by a plastic ring went viral. Now he's been rescued.," 13 June 2018 For bait, try raw meat, fish, moist canned cat food, fruit juice concentrate, molasses in water, soda pop, overripe fruit, or any other foods or beverages that your local population tends to go for. Jean Nick, Good Housekeeping, "How To Wasp-Proof Your Backyard For Outdoor Summer Living," 21 June 2017 Buzz60 Big-Gulp drinkers can breathe a sigh of relief: Arizona lawmakers have succeeded in their push to ban special taxes on soda pop. Dustin Gardiner, azcentral, "Arizona bans extra taxes on soda, sugary drinks," 19 Mar. 2018 The controversial soda pop tax that was repealed last year by the County Board amid a public backlash has spawned two fierce Democratic primary election contests fueled by $1.8 million in campaign cash. Hal Dardick,, "Repealed soda tax spawns two Cook County board races and $1.8 million in campaign cash," 16 Mar. 2018 Spectators sat in lounge chairs or on the back of pick-up trucks, armed with cases of beer, soda pop and sandwiches. Scott Harrison,, "From the Archives: Cruising during Modesto's annual Graffiti Night," 30 Jan. 2018 Commissioner John Fritchey proposed the referendum measure amid October's repeal of the county's controversial soda pop tax. Chicago Tribune Staff,, "Morning Spin: Question about legalizing marijuana could go on Cook County ballots," 13 Dec. 2017 His electric furnaces captured a pure form of phosphoric acid, which was sold to make fertilizer, detergent, baking soda and even soda pop. Rebecca Altman, The Atlantic, "How the Benzene Tree Polluted the World," 4 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of soda pop

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soda pop was in 1863

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: a drink consisting of soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

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: a beverage containing soda water, flavoring, and a sweet syrup

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