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Re: As a kid/teen, what was your favorite liquid refreshment?

 

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Which way did he go?  Which way did he go?  He went for FAYGO!  Yep, rock and rye was a favorite and black cherry soda.  I'd forgotten about that, too!

 

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Desert Di, when I was little Polio was rampant. My mother put the fear of god into me about using public fountains. To this day I wont get near one.


In the 1950's the nuns told was drinking out of the garden hose caused Polio.

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Vanilla coke right from the soda fountain!  Soooo good!

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Grape pop, probably Shasta!

 

they used to have cool commercials too.

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lulu2 wrote:

hennypenny wrote:

Desert Di, when I was little Polio was rampant. My mother put the fear of god into me about using public fountains. To this day I wont get near one.


In the 1950's the nuns told was drinking out of the garden hose caused Polio.


 

Ooh, flashback!   I didn't have nuns, but the mother was always saying that things caused polio.   If you didn't take a nap - polio.   Kids only need to eat twice a day - any more than that causes polio.   At some point, during my childhood, I remember the light bulb coming on, telling me that it was all pretty ridiculous.  

 

But interesting that others used the 'polio' thing on kids.  Smiley Happy

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Dr. Pepper! Every Saturday night with buttered popcorn....such a simple, happy treat!

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Polio was sooooo contagious. We were not allowed to go in public pools. My best friend had polio and was in an iron lung for a long time. She was a lucky one and survived. Her father was on staff at the hospital and she had excellent care. 

I am in CA and there is a resergence of drinking fountains. most here are configured to fill bottles and cups. 

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Diet Coke

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@hennypenny wrote:

Polio was sooooo contagious. We were not allowed to go in public pools. My best friend had polio and was in an iron lung for a long time. She was a lucky one and survived. Her father was on staff at the hospital and she had excellent care. 

I am in CA and there is a resergence of drinking fountains. most here are configured to fill bottles and cups. 



@hennypenny wrote:

Polio was sooooo contagious. We were not allowed to go in public pools. My best friend had polio and was in an iron lung for a long time. She was a lucky one and survived. Her father was on staff at the hospital and she had excellent care. 

I am in CA and there is a resergence of drinking fountains. most here are configured to fill bottles and cups. 




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Glad to hear that they're making a come-back.  I don't know how many times I really needed a drink and no fountain to be found.  This was before bottled water.  At my last job in a very large hospital (before retiring), the "Exchange," like a small Seven-11, made a mint selling water by the gallon.  We were situated up on a hill near the San Diego Zoo with no place to go off base to purchase water and the walk up from the parking structures was wicked.