posted on Jan, 17 2012 @ 12:08 AM
"Soft drink" in Australia, as opposed to "Hard drink"; Beer, wine, Brandy etc. etc.
I think it is the same in N.Z., perhaphs a New Zealander can clarify this point.
My Father refered to all "Soft drinks" as "Lolly water", he was a great supporter of the "Carlton and United Brewery".