Victorian Ladies drink Coke
Victorian Ladies love Coke

Coke has been around quite a while, but evidence of the early days isn’t well known. In fact, it’s almost become the stuff of legend — the origin of Santa Claus, dodgy narcotics-laced formulas, the birth of modern branding, etc. etc.

Check out the Evolution of Coca-Cola, a post on What The Heck. It’s a well-illustrated look at the past decades and centuries of the black stuff. Here’s another sample.

Dancing with Coke
same logo, clearly a different time.

There is, of course, more about Coke on Wikipedia. I feel as if the soda front has been rather quiet recently and I haven’t had much to say on the subject of sugar water. I did comment back in March on Microsoft Soda.

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