Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled drinks

From: George Upper (
Date: 14 Sep 2001

--- Jim Beaver <> wrote:
> I don't want to appear overly fanatical about the
> elixir of the gods, but
> there's no "." after Dr in Dr Pepper. For some of
> us with little else of
> importance in our lives, such details are crucial.
> And some of us take our
> DP very seriously.

Jim--You are, of course, correct. But the period wasn't dropped until sometime in the 1950s. I guess this is just another piece of evidence that I was born decades later than I should have been--I'm just a
'40s kind of guy.


===== George C. Upper III, Editor The Lightning Bell Poetry Journal

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