What do they call soda in the UK?
In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the term “fizzy drink” is common. “Pop” and “fizzy pop” are used in Northern England, South Wales, and the Midlands, while “mineral” or “lemonade” (as a general term) are used in Ireland.
Why do Scots call fizzy drinks ginger?
‘No, I meant skoosh’. When I suggested that such Glaswegian terminology may not have reached the Mediterranean, he modified his request to ‘a botel o’ ginger‘. This was the ubiquitous word for fizzy drinks in Scotland, derived from the early days of ginger beer.
Do Scottish people call soda juice?
You don’t drink fizzy juice with every meal.
But you will still always call it fizzy juice as it is fizzy and it is juice, because all Scots know that liquids only come in two categories: booze or juice. It doesn’t matter what has or hasn’t been juiced to make said juice. It’s still juice.
What do UK people call Coke?
In the US, many carbonated fizzy drinks are called soda (as in cream soda, which is a vanilla flavoured soft drink), which is short for the 50’s term soda pop. In the UK we used to call these drinks pop, which is also short for soda pop.
What do Scottish people call fizzy drinks?
Scottish people refer to all fizzy drinks as ‘juice’, in a deliberate ploy to confuse the English.
What does tatties over the side mean?
Consider this the Scottish version of “everything turning pear-shaped.” When something is “tatties over the side,” it means that everything went wrong.