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#173285 - 02/07/08 05:30 PM speaking of corporate names..
Loc: this too shall pass
..and weren't we just.
did you know that Dr Pepper predates Coca-Cola? (the full-stop after Dr was dropped during the 50s for stylistic reasons.) the drink is sometimes bottled under contract by Coca-Cola or Pepsi bottlers, but in many regions Coke bottlers make Mr. Pibb instead.
this leads me to ask, has anyone ever done a Dr Pepper/Mr. Pibb taste test?
-joe (and just where does cherry coke enter in) friday
#173289 - 02/07/08 06:17 PM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: tsuwm]
Officially? No. But, I prefer Mr Pibb from the fountain. It's not as fizzy, not as sweet. I don't like Dr Pepper from the bottle or can, as it is highly carbonated._________________________
tempus edax rerum
#173300 - 02/07/08 08:40 PM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: tsuwm]
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
They both taste like cough medicine to me.
#173306 - 02/07/08 10:23 PM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Jackie]
Dr Pepper is to me harsher than Mr Pibb, so I prefer Pibb, but I'll go for a cherry coke anyway..._________________________
formerly known as etaoin...
#173308 - 02/08/08 12:56 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
I've never heard of Mr. Pibb but then I've never tasted Dr Pepper either.
On another soda subject, I learned recently why I like ginger ale at home but not in restaurants. Most places don't bother to stock it, they give you 7Up with a tiny shot of Coke/Pepsi to make it the right colour.
#173310 - 02/08/08 06:20 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Zed]
#173311 - 02/08/08 06:29 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Faldage]
formerly known as etaoin...
#173315 - 02/08/08 06:42 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
Originally Posted By: etaoinMoxie? eww.
Well, try Irn-Bru then.
#173328 - 02/08/08 11:41 AM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: Faldage]
Loc: rego park
Manhattan Special..it it pep you up in a NY minute!_________________________
my other obsession
#173331 - 02/08/08 12:03 PM Re: speaking of corporate names.. [Re: of troy]
Loc: lower upstate New York
I'm gob-smacked. tsuwm, of all people, has started a non-word thread.
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