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April 11, 2008

SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIANS DRINK MOXIE: Do They Like It?

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Many older residents of southwestern Pennsylvania, including Ligonier, are familiar with Moxie. They either tasted it in their younger days, when it was sold in local markets or saw the Moxie-mobile passing through their town, or saw it advertised on billboards. (photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carolyncholland/757780477/ )

“I remember it well until the late 1930s.” E. Kay Meyers said, recalling the Moxie truck, and remembering (more…)

April 10, 2008

MOXIE: LOVE IT or HATE IT

Southwestern Pennsylvanians drink pop or soda pop. In New England, they order tonic.
Either way, the beverage is carbonated, sugary tasting, and usually a well-known brand.
That is, unless it’s (more…)

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