Americanisms (was RE: Sorcery and Cecilia and Desert Island books)
kgmeyers at optonline.net
Mon Jan 17 20:14:14 EST 2005
I live in CT and for us a carbonated beverage is definitely a soda.
Unless it is fancy carbonated juice, in which case it is described as
"sparkling", or sometimes "fizzy" or "bubbly".
The baby gets pushed around mostly in a stroller. A baby carriage or
bassinet is for a reclining baby.
The groceries are put in shopping bags.
We call the long sandwiches subways.
And about the desert island:
If it had to be one book, it would be Hexwood. I'll think about the
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