No idea why I find this so endlessly amusing, but here you go...
When you reach for a carbonated beverage or offer one to a friend, what do you call it? Coke? Pop? Personally, I go for "soda," but I've always been fascinated with the apparent geographical component involved in how my friends and family all refer to these refreshing, sparkly drinks.
Well, the theory of soda "regions" has been proven! Check it out:
You can read the whole article here. Now the only thing left to explain is why my fellow native Hoosiers refer to any cola product without sugar as just "diet." As in, "Can I get a large diet?" Yeah. Weird, right?
I now return you to your regularly scheduled crafts blog.