Thirty years ago when I moved to Arizona, I went through this same debate in reverse. Now I am back in Michigan and my kids are going through it and have great debates with their friends about which is correct. . . . soda or pop? They always grab the closest soda or pop (whichever you prefer) bottle and search to see what it says on the label.
Soda or Pop?
This article is pretty funny. For my "pop" saying buddies, please ignore the snide remark in the article. I personally say, be the minority! It sparks a conversation in the very least. Besides, saying "pop" makes me feel all nostalgic.