Long Island News Flash
This is a pie. Apples. Cherries. Pumpkin. Sugar. Official Definition: "A baked food having a filling of fruit, meat, pudding, etc., prepared in a pastry-lined pan or dish and often topped with a pastry crust." A pie.
This is a pizza. Tomato sauce. Cheese. Toppings. Official Definition: "A flat, open-faced baked pie of Italian origin, consisting of a thin layer of bread dough topped with spiced tomato sauce and cheese, often garnished with sausage slices, mushrooms, etc." A pizza (not a pie).
This is a wagon. Toy. Used by children. Official Definition: "A four-wheeled child's toy designed to be pulled in the transportation of people or objects." A wagon.
This is a cart. Used by adults to shop. Official Definition: "A small vehicle pushed or pulled by hand." A cart (not a wagon).
This is soda. Short for ice cream soda. Also known as a float. Notice the old fashioned glasses. Official Definition: "A beverage consisting of ice cream and pop." Soda.
This is pop. Carbonated bubbles "pop" in your mouth (hence the name). Official Definition: "An effervescent beverage consisting of water charged with carbon dioxide." Pop (not soda).
Now that you know the proper name for things please change your speech accordingly. Thank you.
10/25/2011 11:26:02 am
Lol, u long islanders can't change these terms, they go back generations!!! We always order soda with our pie..and the kids sit in the wagons when we shop!! And of they are good they'll get a pop! LOL
10/25/2011 11:26:46 am
*us long islanders I meant to say
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