sodapop
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How did the words soda, pop, and sodapop originate?
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Well, what do you know, "sodapop," originating circa 1863 is another example of . The "pop" is from the effervescence and the "soda" goes back to the 16th century, Italian, from Arabic suwwAd, any of several saltworts from the ashes of which sodium carbonate is obtained.
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