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Quotations about Soda Pop

There is an ancient Klingon proverb that says, "You cannot loosen a man's tongue with root beer." ~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "Rapture," 1996, teleplay by Hans Beimler [S5, E10, Worf]

Silly Sammy Slick
sipped six sodas
and got
sick sick sick.
~Dr. Seuss's ABC, 1963

Or perhaps the son of our illustrious First Officer would prefer an Earth beverage: a glass of root beer with a lump of ice cream? ~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "Sons and Daughters," 1997, written by Bradley Thompson & David Weddle  [S6, E3]

Soft drinks: The gooey, bubbly sea drowning our American children. ~Marlene Dietrich (1901–1992), Marlene Dietrich's ABC: Wit, Wisdom, & Recipes, 1984 revised edition  [originally published 1961 –tg]

I was still shy and afraid to talk, for fear I'd say the wrong thing and make a clown of myself. I even remember a writer asking me for a ‘quote’ and I was so green I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was a soft drink. ~Joe DiMaggio

Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become quite routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once. ~Dave Barry, "Your Disintegrating Body," Dave Barry Turns 40, 1990

And oh gosh, how delicious the fabulous frizzy frobscottle was! It was sweet and refreshing. It tasted of vanilla and cream, with just the faintest trace of raspberries on the edge of the flavour. And the bubbles were wonderful. Sophie could actually feel them bouncing and bursting all around her tummy. It was an amazing sensation. It felt as though hundreds of tiny people were dancing a jig inside her and tickling her with their toes. It was lovely. ~Roald Dahl (1916–1990), The BFG, 1982  [a little altered —tg]

I once tried to snort Coke but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose. ~They Still Call Me Bruce, 1987, written by Johnny Yune, James Orr, & Ross Jeffries

If you must drink and drive… drink Pepsi! ~PepsiCo, Inc., bumper sticker, 1976

Nobody can stand up and say he ever saw me refuse a soda... ~Percy Keese Fitzhugh, Roy Blakeley: Lost, Strayed or Stolen, 1921

The price of fountain drinks in the big cities is already too high, and it is possible there is absolutely no limit to the amount the average customer is willing to pay. ~"Edlets," The Spatula: An Illustrated Magazine for Pharmacists, 1919

Quark:  Take a sip of this... A human drink. It's called root beer... What do you think?
Garak:  It's vile.
Quark:  I know. It's so bubbly and cloying and happy.
~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "The Way of the Warrior: Part 2," 1995, written by Ira Steven Behr & Robert Hewitt Wolfe  [S4, E2]

You gotta meet my Aunt Gwen... If you give her a soda pop she can burp the alphabet.... not all sodas are created equal; you gotta test out the brands. Orange soda, no way. A total dud. ~Robyn Parnell, The Mighty Quinn, 2013

Kahlua Cream Soda. Tastes so light, it's like music, music, music!... Add a straw and come out dancing. ~Recipe in LIFE magazine, 1986  [The recipe? Over ice, 1‑½ oz. Kahlúa, 1‑½ oz. milk or cream, and a fill-up of club soda, or about 4 oz. Yes, this is an adult soda. –tg]

Ginger ale is a drink that tastes the way bees sound. ~Author unknown, quoted by Earl Wilson, 1969

There are a great many folks in this world like GINGER POP — awful flat after they have been uncorked a few minutes. ~Josh Billings, revised by H. Montague

There are two things that should be avoided; the deadly upas tree and soda water. The latter will make you puffy and poddy. ~Ambrose Bierce

The only biodiversity we're going to have left... is Coke versus Pepsi... We're landscaping the whole world one stupid mistake at a time. ~Chuck Palahniuk, Lullaby, 2002

Quark:  My own brother, drinking root beer. It's so hu-man.
Rom:  Mmm — and bubbly.
~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "The Ascent," 1996, written by Ira Steven Behr & Robert Hewitt Wolfe  [S5, E9]

      Coca-Cola was a favorite beverages when towns that have grown big were little towns. ☙ Coca-Cola became a national favorite because it was created to please taste and satisfy thirst. ☙ Sweet with the natural, nutritious sweetness of pure cane sugar— ☙ Its distinct flavor a perfect blend of choicest savors— ☙ Appealing to the eye with the rich, dark amber color of caramel and the lively bubbles of pure, sparkling water that come to a bead at the top— ☙ Coca-Cola is an inimitable combination of good things that nature has made good in the sunshine of nine different climes, nine different countries, that is poured into a single glass and placed before you, wherever you may be when you answer the call of thirst.
      Drink Coca-Cola: Delicious and Refreshing. ~The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Ga., "The Little Town that Grows Big Men," 1921 advertisement

One of life's great truths is this:  when one is about to be struck by a speeding six-hundred-pound Coke machine, one need worry about nothing else. ~Stephen King, The Tommyknockers, 1987

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