Order a soda in Michigan, and you're most likely considered an outsider. Do the same in New York, and no one will flinch.
According to Bert Vaux, a linguistics professor at Harvard University, "many Americans are overly passionate about how they refer to the popular beverage family".
It may not make sense, it may not be logical, but we don't care. It's called pop. Not soda. Super soft heather light blue tri-blend cotton/poly/rayon (50/25/25). Designed in Michigan by The Mitten State. Made in USA.