It’s Okay To Drink Coke If It’s Water
In a world full of mouth-watering sugary snacks and drinks and the ads that go with them, keeping kids away from a confectionary case of diabetes can be tricky. Likewise, it can be difficult to convince them that something as flavorless as water is exciting unless you lie and say it’s Coke.
This lie was half-believable in the early ’90s with the advent of Crystal Pepsi, which left out the familiar caramel coloring, but how did u/showmewhoiam’s parents explain the lackluster taste? Sparkling water tastes more like static electricity mixed with water than the sweet cinnamon, vanilla, citrus, and nutmeggy cola flavor we all love.