- Mar 7, 2014
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I've been on a two-way cross country trip since April 1.
From Florida to Boston to Wooster, Ohio getting Coca Cola was no problem whatsoever. From Wooster west, though, it's as if Coke is simply non-existent. Persona no grata. Banished.
What's the deal? I've spent time in Oregon, Washington, South Dakota, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska and Iowa, and I'll be damned if I couldn't get a Coke every single time we stopped to eat.
It's just weird...
Both are going to kill you.
I worked in a supermarket one summer in Colorado. There was this manager there, 'Nam vet, lowest level manager (it wasn't a big supermarket, a locally run supermarket at that). This guy had two kids, his wife had run off, he got food stamps and and had a shitty car.
We could get free Coca-Cola out of the taps all day at work. He bought Pepsi even though realistically he couldn't realistically afford it.
I asked him why. He said that Pepsi was his sort of drink, he'd bought into the whole advertising campaigns. Coca-Cola was for other people, richer people or something.