1. Ham in Diet Coke Explodes? : snopes.com ••••
Rumor: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a popular ham recipe can cause an explosion.
  ...Rumor: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a popular ham recipe can cause an explosion. David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a popular ham recipe can cause an explosion. Example: [Collected via e-mail, February...
  ...wondered if Diet Coke would work like the full-sugar kind, so I Googled "ham in diet coke". Well, because of the aspartame in Diet Coke, I am not going...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/dietcokeham.asp

2. Share a Coke with ISIS : snopes.com ••••
Rumor: Photograph shows a bottle of Coca-Cola with the words 'Share A Coke with Isis' printed across the front.
  ...Check out this article Share-iah Coke. http://www.snopes.com/photos/food/isiscoke.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News...
  ...Share-iah Coke Share-iah Coke Rumor: Photograph shows a bottle of Coca-Cola with the words 'Share A Coke with Isis' printed across the front. David...
  ...a Coke with Isis" printed across the front. Example: [Collected via e-mail, May 2015] I saw a photo on Facebook of a Coke with "Share a Coke...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:12:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/food/isiscoke.asp

3. New Coke Origins : snopes.com ••••
Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy?
  ...Check out this article Knew Coke. http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/newcoke.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25...
  ...Knew Coke Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? David Mikkelson May 20, 2011 Share - -...
  ...halted production of its flagship beverage in 1985 and introduced New Coke in its place as a marketing ploy to combat declining market share and rekindle...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:13:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/newcoke.asp

4. Coke and Pepsi Are Used as Pesticides in India? : snopes.com ••••
Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India.
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. David Mikkelson From the Archive Share - - Claim:...
  ...Farmers in India in the state of Chattisgarh use Coke and Pepsi as pesticides because it's cheaper than pesticides and gets the job done just as well....
  ...districts of Chhattisgarh disagree and have successfully used Pepsi and Coke to protect their rice plantations against pests. And if you remember...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:24:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/pesticide.asp

5. Free Chicken and Coke at Chick-fil-A! : snopes.com ••••
Consumers can receive a coupon for a free chicken sandwich and Coke at Chick-fil-A?
  ...Consumers can receive a coupon for a free chicken sandwich and Coke at Chick-fil-A? David Mikkelson Jul 23, 2012 Share -...
  ...Claim: Consumers can receive a coupon for a free chicken sandwich and Coke at Chick-fil-A by registering at freechickenandcoke.com. Example:...
  ...Chick-Fil-A is giving away 1,000,000 coupons for a free CFA sandwich and coke. They started at midnight on the 20th and apparently haven't gotten to...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:05:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/chickfila.asp

6. Too Many Cokes Kills Student : snopes.com ••••
Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes?
  ...too many Cokes? David Mikkelson From the Archive Share - - Claim: A university student who drank too many Cokes died...
  ...Think before you drink Coke or Pepsi or any another soft drink. Have you ever thought what you drink when you drink an aerated drink? You gulp down...
  ...ago, there was a competition in Delhi University "Who can drink the most Coke?" The winner drank 8 bottles and died on the spot because too much carbon...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/deadly.asp

7. FALSE: Coca-Cola Offers a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle : snopes.com
Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor the 2016 Republican National Convention led some to believe that the company actually sold a...
  ...Check out this article Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle. http://www.snopes.com/coca-cola-kkk-trump/ Sent via snopes.com...
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Koca Kola Klassic Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor the...
  ...Claim: Coca-Cola's "Share A Coke" campaign includes a bottle for the KKK. FALSE Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2016] Coca Cola has a bottle...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:13:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/coca-cola-kkk-trump/

8. Coke Donates to Israel : snopes.com
Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' worth of income to Israel?
  ...Check out this article Coke Adds Strife. http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/nocoke.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks...
  ...Coke Adds Strife Coke Adds Strife Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' worth of income to Israel? David Mikkelson Dec 9,...
  ...as (unlike the case of the McDonald's brouhaha mentioned above) no Coke-related business is currently engaged in any sponsorship that could reasonably be...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:22:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/nocoke.asp

9. Mentos and Coke Death : snopes.com
Mixture of Mentos and Coca-Cola kills child?
  ...Be careful with your Coke Origins: Mentos, a candy that has a soft, chewy interior encased in a slightly hard shell, is no longer just for noshing on...
  ...Mentos, when a roll of the sweets is dropped into a two-liter bottle of Diet Coke, the combination works to produce an impressive geyser of brown froth...
  ...[St. Louis] Riverfront Times. "Mint Mentos & Diet Coke." 23 August 2006. Tags: freakish fatalities David Mikkelson David Mikkelson founded...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:24:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/mentos.asp

10. McDonald's Coffee Stirrer Coke Spoon : snopes.com
Rumor: McDonald's did away with their spoon-shaped coffee stirrers because people were using them as cocaine spoons.
  ...had become a popular item of drug paraphernalia, a sort of Everyman's coke spoon, and were being used to measure and snort powdered cocaine as well as...
  ...Barbara "coke is ain't it" Mikkelson Last updated: 18 June 2015 Sources: Stephens, Steve. "Violence, Death Mark Cost of Drug Business."...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:19:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/origins/mcdspoon.asp

11. Coca-Cola Warning : snopes.com •••
Person who performs kind act for a stranger is warned not to drink Coke after a certain date.
  ...Person who performs kind act for a stranger is warned not to drink Coke after a certain date. David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...To which the waiter said, "Sure." The customer then responded, "Don't drink Coke after June 1st." He then walked out. The waiter called the cops and...
  ...He said, "Don't drink coke this summer." I am a bit superstitious. But I love you all and feel the need to pass on this info. Good thing we don't drink...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:32:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/cocacola.asp

12. Share A Coke Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Share A Coke
  ...http://www.snopes.com/tag/share-a-coke/ Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25 Newsletter Archive Glossary...
  ...Share A Coke Last Updated: Mar 2, 2016 Share - - Fact Check Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK'...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:28:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/share-a-coke/

13. Coca-Cola Spermicide : snopes.com •••
Is Coca-Cola is an effective spermicide?
  ...first study undertaken to verify claims about Coke's contraceptive properties: 'OLD COKE' BETTER THAN 'NEW COKE?' Common commodities such as honey...
  ...to test Coke in some of its various formulations in their lab. They found that Diet Coke was a most effective spermicide and the original formula Coke...
  ...was also quite effective, five times more so than the reformulated "new" Coke. "Although not recommended for postcoital contraception, partly because...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:22:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/sperm.asp

14. 1 Calorie Diet Sodas Rumor : snopes.com •••
Do diet colas contain more calories than stated?
  ...Claim: Diet Coke (or Diet Pepsi) contains more calories than claimed, but the company gets away with the deception by paying a yearly fine....
  ...There was an old rumour that stated that a particular diet soda company (Coke I believe) paid a fine to print their cans as stating that the soda had...
  ...I heard a rumor today that Diet Coke actually contains 40 calories, and the Coca-Cola company pays a huge fine to the FDA every year to keep "0 calories"...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:34:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/1calorie.asp

15. Coca-Cola Acids : snopes.com •••
Do the acids in Coca-Cola make it harmful to drink?
  ...two gallons of Coke in the truck to remove blood from the highway after a car accident. 2. You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be...
  ...4. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china. 5. To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers: Rub the bumper with a crumpled-up piece...
  ...the drippings to mix with the Coke for a sumptuous brown gravy. 9. To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of coke into a load of greasy clothes,...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:21:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/acid.asp

16. Does Coca-Cola Coax Worms Out of Pork? : snopes.com •••
Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will not cause worms to come crawling out of the meat.
  ...Coke Adds Life Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will not cause worms to come crawling out of the meat. David Mikkelson Updated: Sep 19,...
  ...idea that if you take a piece of pork, draw a circle around it and then pour coke over it, the pork will literally move on its own outside the outline —...
  ...have been combined into a sort of meta-legend, one which holds that pouring Coke over a piece of uncooked pork will cause worms to come crawling out of...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:13:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/porkworm.asp

17. Coca-Cola's Secret Formula : snopes.com •••
Coca-Cola's formula is not really so much of a secret that only two men each know half of it.
  ...Claim: Only two Coca-Cola executives know Coke's formula, and each of them knows only half of it. Origins: For three quarters of a century,...
  ...for the publicity value, there's no need to go to any lengths to keep the Coke recipe secret. Anyone who could reproduce the drink couldn't market the...
  ...without that brand name the beverage would be close to worthless. As the New Coke fiasco proved, the public's devotion to Coca-Cola has little to do with...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/formula.asp

18. Cokelore : snopes.com •••
Urban legends legends about the Coca-Cola Company and its famous soft drink.
  ...this most famous of soft drinks as our great-grandparents were. Hold up a Coke, and you proclaim all that's best about the American way of life:...
  ...has led to a special set of legends we call 'Cokelore'; a collection of Coke trivia and tall tales sure to refresh even the most informationally-parched...
  ...Knew Coke The New Coke fiasco was actually a clever marketing ploy. FALSE Fortuitous Fizz Coca-Cola became carbonated by accident. FALSE The...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/cokelore.asp

19. Coca-Cola Dissolves Teeth : snopes.com •••
Will a tooth left in a glass of Coca-Cola dissolve overnight?
  ...the story. It goes something like this: At Harvard they left a fly in a Coke overnight and the next morning, the fly had been completely dissolved. The...
  ...so does the item to be soaked overnight, but the result is always the same: Coke eats it. The lesson is that if it does that to a fly, just think of...
  ...two flies: a test fly and a control fly. I put the test fly in a cup of Coke and let it soak for twenty-four hours. I put the control fly in a cup of...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:09:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/tooth.asp

20. Risqué Coca-Cola Poster : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Coca-Cola recalled an advertising poster due to a risqué image hidden within it.
  ...and it went through unnoticed until someone spotted it on the back of a Coke truck. The artist lost his job and was sued, and all promotional material...
  ...obvious sexual imagery in one of the ice cubes surrounding the bottle of Coke. News reports confirm that Coca-Cola did indeed pull an advertisement...
  ...The poster shows a cartoon interpretation of a Coke bottle sitting on a bed of ice under the words "Feel The Curves!". But an image, apparently...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:12:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/poster.asp

21. MagiCan Death : snopes.com •••
Did the contents of a prize-bearing Coca-Cola 'MagiCan' kill a child?
  ...kid drank the liquid that made the can undestinguishable to other cans of coke. As a result, the kid died. Origins: In 1990 Coca-Cola was once again...
  ..."Cool Cans," soda cans that had prizes printed on the inside bottom. Coke chose to tie its freebies to technology, coming up with special "MagiCans" that...
  ...To prevent consumers from identifying partially-filled Coke cans as winners by discerning differences in weight or listening for sloshing sounds,...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/poison/cokecan.asp

22. Coca-Cola and Aspirin : snopes.com •••
Will downing a combination of Coca-Cola and aspirin get you high (or kill you)?
  ...Cokes, lest some less-than-successful Lotharios slip aspirin into their drinks, rendering them wanton and willing. In other areas, kids downed aspirin...
  ...The belief that the Coke-aspirin combination makes for an aphrodisiac leaps straight from the ordinary teen urge to have a way of making the object of...
  ...products couldn't help but make things better at a time like that — the Coke because it helps rehydrate an alcohol-dried body, and the aspirin because it...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:11:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/aspirin.asp

23. Pepsi Omits 'Under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance. : snopes.com •••
A fifteen-year-old rumor about the Pledge of Allegiance that never had anything to do with Pepsi continues to dog the soft drink company.
  ...and the Pledge of Allegiance on them. But Coke forgot two little words on the pledge, "Under God." Coke said they did not want to offend anyone. If...
  ...is true then we do not want to offend anyone at the Coke corporate office. If we do not buy any Coke products then they will not receive any of our...
  ...If you agree with this policy, please pass this word to everyone you know. Coke doesn't have the right to rewrite the Pledge Of Allegiance!! If you do...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:35:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/undergod.asp

24. Eight Glasses of Water Per Day? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The average person needs to drink eight glasses of water per day to avoid being 'chronically dehydrated.'
  ...Variations: Some versions of this item are titled "Water vs. Coke" and tack claims about the supposedly deleterious effects of Coca-Cola (which we have...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:11:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/myths/8glasses.asp

25. Coca-Cola Bottle Shape : snopes.com •••
Was the shape of the Coca-Cola bottle mistakenly based on the cacoa tree seed pod?
  ...vending machines, which likely led to this misconception. He also called the Coke bottle "the most perfectly designed package in the world," and it's...
  ...would be over, because a customer could easily pick out an ice-cold Coke by feel alone. So much for the decision to shape the bottle differently; now...
  ...away on odd projects. Plant manager Alex Samuelson was puzzling over the Coke bottle design problem when he was struck by an inspiration. What if the...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:11:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/bottle.asp

26. Coca-Cola and MSG : snopes.com •••
Is Coca-Cola spiked with MSG an aphrodisiac or soporific?
  ..."drowsiness and excitement." And like its kissing cousin "aspirin and Coke" rumor, this warning is also false. MSG is a glutamate that is used as a...
  ...reaction to MSG (and thus there is some fit with the e-mail's claim that Coke spiked with MSG would cause "drowsiness and excitement"), that reaction...
  ...rumors about the combination of its flagship product and MSG: Rumor: Coke + MSG = Aphrodisiac Some people have been lead to believe that combining...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/msg.asp

27. Did Coca-Cola Invent the Modern Image of Santa Claus? : snopes.com •••
Was the modern image of Santa Claus created by the Coca-Cola Company?
  ...representation of Santa Claus before he began his tenure as a pitchman for Coke. At the beginning of the 1930s, as the burgeoning Coca-Cola company was...
  ...a jolly, paunchy effect are also inevitable parts of the requisite make-up. Coke's annual advertisements featuring Sundblom-drawn Santas holding bottles...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:35:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/santa/cocacola.asp

28. Mormon Ownership of Coca-Cola : snopes.com •••
Do the Mormons own the Coca-Cola Company?
  ...beverages, or indulge in the occasional Coke and still be considered churchgoers in good standing. Barbara "Coke adds life to rumors" Mikkelson Last...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/mormon.asp

29. Fanta and the Nazis : snopes.com •••
Was Fanta invented by the Nazis?
  ...I've heard a number of times that Fanta (which I think is owned by Coke) was created by Coca Cola in order to enable the company to sell soft drinks to...
  ...II without having to worry about anyone seeing Hitler or Goebbels "having a coke and a smile." Origins: The histories of a number of popular consumer...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/fanta.asp

30. Coca-Cola Originally Green? : snopes.com •••
Was Coca-Cola originally green?
  ...Coke has at times been bottled in green glass bottles, which perhaps explains the popularity of this particular rumor. Coca-Cola's own web site notes...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:21:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/green.asp

31. Popcorn Subliminal Advertising : snopes.com •••
Did an early experiment in subliminal advertising at a movie theater increase sales of popcorn and soda?
  ...advertising at a movie theater substantially increased sales of popcorn and Coke. Origins: Public awareness of what we now term "subliminal...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:29:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/hidden/popcorn.asp

32. Cocaine on Money : snopes.com •••
Does a large percentage of U.S. currency bear traces of cocaine?
  ...doesn't mean the now-contaminated currency was at one time used to snort coke or passed through the dope-laden paws of seedy characters. Rather, the drug...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:51:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/money/cocaine.asp

33. Coca-Cola Brings Surge Back to Store Shelves : snopes.com •••
Surge soda has returned to some store shelves, a year after Coke brought back the 1990s drink through online sales.
  ...Surge soda has returned to some store shelves, a year after Coke brought back the 1990s drink through online sales. Jeff Zarronandia Sep 10, 2015...
  ...NEWS: Surge soda has returned to some store shelves, a year after Coke brought back the 1990s drink through online sales. There is still a loyal...
  ...When Coke brought Surge back via Amazon in 2014, fans bought out the available supply on the first day, despite a price of $14 for a 12-pack of 16-oz...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:49:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/09/10/coca-cola-brings-back-...

34. Coca-Cola Recalls 2 Million Bottles with the Name 'Michael' : snopes.com •••
Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the name Michael on the label?
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the name Michael on the label? David Mikkelson Aug 7, 2014 Share -...
  ...Claim: Coca-Cola is recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the name Michael on the label. Example: [Collected via Facebook, August 2014]...
  ...The rumor is that Coca-Cola is recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the name Michael on the label because they were contaminated by a worker who...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:17:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/cokerecall.asp

35. Coca-Cola Logo on Dome of the Rock : snopes.com •••
Does a Middle Eastern advertisement created by Coca-Cola depict the Coke logo emblazoned on the Dome of the Rock?
  ...Does a Middle Eastern advertisement created by Coca-Cola depict the Coke logo emblazoned on the Dome of the Rock? David Mikkelson Aug 6, 2009 Share...
  ...Claim: A Middle Eastern advertisement created by Coca-Cola depicts the Coke logo emblazoned on the Dome of the Rock. Example: [Collected on the...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:50:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/domerock.asp

36. Coca-Cola Garlic : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Photograph shows a can of garlic-flavored Coca-Cola being test-marketed in Romania.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:48:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/food/cokegarlic.asp

37. Lottery Scams : snopes.com •••
Announcement says you've won a foreign lottery you don't remember entering.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:10:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/advancefee/lottery.asp

38. Coca-Cola Cocaine Snorting Logo : snopes.com •••
Does Coca-Cola's script label show a person snorting cocaine?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:14:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/snort.asp

39. Needle in Pepsi : snopes.com •••
Did a 1993 instance of product tampering result in syringes in cans of Pepsi?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:26:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/food/syringe.asp

40. Cocaine in Coca-Cola : snopes.com •••
Did Coca-Cola once contain cocaine?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:32:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/cocaine.asp

41. Rat Urine and Soda Cans : snopes.com •••
Accounts warn of death and disease caused by rat urine on soda cans. True stories, or more Internet scaremongering?
  ...A woman went boating one Sunday, taking with her some cans of coke which she put in the refrigerator of the boat. On Monday she was taken into Intensive...
  ...The autopsy revealed a certain Leptospirose caused by the can of coke from which she had drunk, not using a glass. A test showed that the can was...
  ...A woman went boating one Sunday, taking with her some cans of coke which she put in the refrigerator of the boat. On Monday she was taken into ICU and on...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:39:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/raturine.asp

42. Bite the Wax Tadpole : snopes.com •••
Did Coca-Cola translate its name into a Chinese phrase meaning 'bite the wax tadpole'?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:45:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/tadpole.asp

43. Blood in Jagermeister : snopes.com •••
Did a 1993 instance of product tampering result in syringes in cans of Pepsi?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:48:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/secret/jagermeister.asp

44. Free Company Giveawaysl : snopes.com •••
Can you get free cash or merchandise for forwarding an e-mail message or clicking share links?
  ...Coca-Cola is offering four free cases of diet coke or regular coke to every person you send this to. When you have finished sending this e-mail to as...
  ...It will then ask where you want your free coke products sent. This is a sales promotion to get our name out to young people around the world. We believe...
  ...employ to spread their name. (Besides, in our household four cases of Diet Coke would hardly be a "month's supply" — Barbara goes through that much in...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:33:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/billgate.asp

45. Cokelore Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Cokelore
  ...Rumor: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a popular ham recipe can cause an explosion. Read More by David Mikkelson Feb 25, 2015 65...
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Read More by David Mikkelson Feb 8, 2015 6K Fact Check Acid Slip Do the...
  ...Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes? Read More by David Mikkelson Nov 15, 2013 80 Fact Check Bottle It! Did Coca-Cola come to be...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:16:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-cokelore/

46. Origins of the TaB Soft Drink Name : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The diet soft drink TaB was named as an acronym for 'totally artificial beverage.'
  ...name by identifying as "Coke" something that was distinctively not Coca-Cola, so suggestions that the new drink be called Diet Coke were dismissed as...
  ...TaB was largely supplanted by Diet Coke in the 1980s and became increasingly difficult to find. (Indeed, one has to do a fair bit of searching to locate...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:55:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/tab.asp

47. Cokelore Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Cokelore
  ...Rumor: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a popular ham recipe can cause an explosion. Read More by David Mikkelson Feb 25, 2015 65...
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Read More by David Mikkelson Feb 8, 2015 6K Fact Check Acid Slip Do the...
  ...Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes? Read More by David Mikkelson Nov 15, 2013 80 Fact Check Bottle It! Did Coca-Cola come to be...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:08:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-cokelore/?page=1

48. Bull Shot : snopes.com •••
Was a tourist's last photograph a close-up of a charging bull?
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Fact Check Famous Food Companies Caught Using Aborted Babies for Flavor Additives...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:09:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/bullshot.asp

49. Swearing Child : snopes.com •••
Child earns present from radio's Uncle Don by giving up swearing?
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Fact Check Dead or a Lie News outlets were fooled by a fake news report that...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:22:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/radio/gift.asp

50. Serial Killer/ Rapist Trick : snopes.com •••
Is a serial killer/rapist luring women with $5 bills they've 'dropped'?
  ...I stopped at the Exxon/Blimpie station to get gas. I got $10 gas and a Diet Coke... I took into the store two $5 bills and one $1 bill. (just enough to...
  ...at the Exxon/Blimpie Pie station to get gas. I got $10 gas and a Diet Coke. I took into the store two $5 bills and one $1 bill (just enough to get my...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:23:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/rapisttrick.asp

51. Marketing 101 Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Marketing 101
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Read More by David Mikkelson May 20, 2011 224 Fact Check Subservient...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:25:15 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/marketing-101/

52. Coca-cola Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Coca-cola
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor the 2016 Republican...
  ...Surge soda has returned to some store shelves, a year after Coke brought back the 1990s drink through online sales. Read More by Jeff Zarronandia Sep...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:28:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/coca-cola/

53. Something for Nothing : snopes.com •••
'Something for Nothing' deals that circulate via the Internet.
  ...Coca-Cola (Coke) Columbia House (music CDs) Cracker Barrel ($50 gift certificates) Delta (air travel) Disney (cash or WDW vacations) Ericsson...
  ...Consumers can receive a coupon for a free chicken sandwich and Coke at Chick-fil-A by registering at freechickenandcoke.com. Chipotle: Chipotle is...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:33:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/nothing.asp

54. 2004 Darwin Awards : snopes.com •••
Does an Internet-circulated list titled '2004 Darwin Awards' detail actual demises?
  ...stupid way. Last year's winner was the fellow who was killed by a Coke machine which toppled over on top of him as he was attempting to tip a free soda...
  ...opening claim that "Last year's winner was the fellow who was killed by a Coke machine which toppled over on top of him as he was attempting to tip a...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:36:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/darwin04.asp

55. Cokelore Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Cokelore
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Read More by David Mikkelson May 20, 2011 224 Fact Check Bite the Wax...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-cokelore/?page=2

56. Food : snopes.com •••
Photographs, pictures, and other images of food.
  ...Photograph shows a bottle of Coke with the words "Share A Coke With Isis" written across the front. McDonald's is introducing The Nightmare Before...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:50:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/food/food.asp

57. Jared Fogel Death : snopes.com •••
Has Jared of the Subway commercials died?
  ...cheese) with baked chips, and a Diet Coke for lunch and a 12-inch veggie sub (again, no mayo or cheese) with a Diet Coke for dinner. He lost 94 pounds...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:51:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/subway.asp

58. Music, Math, and Mirena : snopes.com •••
Various news outlets report that Seattle sixth graders can obtain IUDs without parental consent but cannot buy soda at school.
  ...CNSNews.com published an article titled "Seattle 6th Graders Can’t Get a Coke at School, But Can Get an IUD," about Seattle-area school-based health...
  ...Now, it’s as easy for a Chief Sealth student to get an IUD as it is to get a Coke — actually, easier, because pop is banned in Seattle schools. I met...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:52:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/07/06/seattle-iuds-sixth-

59. Madeleine Albright, Conan O'Brien Trade Twitter Jabs : snopes.com •••
Madeleine Albright mocked Conan O'Brien on Twitter.
  ...Share-iah Coke Rumor: Photograph shows a bottle of Coca-Cola with the words ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:08:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/albright.asp

60. 'Vagina Cookies' Controversy : snopes.com •••
A 'radical feminist' baked 'vagina cookies' for a second-grade classroom, then became incensed when the class teacher objected to them.
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor ... Copy the article link...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:09:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/cookies.asp

61. Was Star Trek's Chekov Inspired by Pravda? : snopes.com •••
Legend holds that the character of Pavel Chekov was added to 'Star Trek' in response to an editorial in the Russian newspaper Pravda.
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the ... Fact Check Pinning the Blame Rumor: President Obama had a Marine staff sergeant...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:10:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/chekov.asp

62. 'Dr. Drew' Pinsky to Leave HLN After Five Years : snopes.com •••
Pinsky is to be replaced by CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield in a move to bring more news to the network.
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the ... Fact Check Pinning the Blame Rumor: President Obama had a Marine staff sergeant...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:10:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/25/dr-drew-pinsky-to-...

63. Missile Fired from Pro-Russian Militants to Malaysian Airliner MH-17 : snopes.com •••
Don't follow links posted on Facebook that supposedly point to a leaked video of a Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 being shot down by a missile. They're just...
  ...Coke Adds Strife Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:11:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/computer/facebook/mh17video.asp

64. Aunt Babe : snopes.com •••
Does an image show a young Frances Bavier, the actress who played Aunt Bee Taylor on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' posing for a pin-up style photograph?
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor ... News Garry Marshall...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:11:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/young-aunt-bee-pin-up/

65. Velveeta and Reynolds Wrap Coupons : snopes.com •••
Two Internet-circulated coupons can be redeemed for free Velveeta and Reynolds Wrap products?
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Fact Check Photographs Show Carcass of Loch Ness Monster Images purportedly showing...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:11:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/velveeta.asp

66. Garlic and Anthrax : snopes.com •••
Is garlic an effective treatment for anthrax?
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor ... News Ancient...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:12:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/garlic.asp

67. BVO: Toxic Ingredient in Mounain Dew and Other Sodas? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Mountain Dew and other sodas contain a toxic chemical known as brominated vegetable oil (BVO).
  ...Associated Press. "Coke, Pepsi Dropping Controversial 'BVO' from All Drinks." USA Today. 5 May 2014. David Mikkelson David Mikkelson founded...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:12:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/food/warnings/bvo.asp

68. Thanksgiving Turkey Stories : snopes.com •••
A compendium of Thanksgiving turkey humor.
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the ... Fact Check Ain't No Prophet Rumor: Jaden Smith said that God inspired him to name his...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:12:58 GMT http://www.snopes.com/holidays/thanksgiving/cooking.asp

69. Hillary Clinton’s 'Sudden Move' of $1.8 Billion to Qatar Central Bank Stuns Financial World : snopes.com •••
Reports that the Clinton Foundation suddenly moved $1.8 billion to Qatar originated with a fake news and conspiracy web site.
  ...Coke Adds Strife Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:15:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/clinton-moves-billions-to-qatar/

70. Camel Cigarettes Hidden Man : snopes.com •••
Is a naked man hidden in the artwork of Camel cigarette packages?
  ...form of advertising in general and James Vicary's "increased popcorn and Coke sales" hype in particular.) Without going too deeply into it (the link just...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:16:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/hidden/camel.asp

71. Obama to Remove 'In God We Trust' from All Currency : snopes.com •••
According to a hoax news story, the removal occurred at President Obama's behest.
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor ... News Did Police Take...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:19:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/ingodwetrust.asp

72. Wind Is 'Idiot Power'? : snopes.com •••
Did Thomas Homer-Dixon argue that windmills generate "idiot power" since they never recoup the energy it takes to build them?
  ...two-megawatt windmill contains 260 tonnes of steel requiring 170 tonnes of coking coal and 300 tonnes of iron ore, all mined, transported and produced by...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:21:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/wind-idiot-power/

73. JATO Car Embedded in Cliff : snopes.com •••
Did a man who attached a JATO unit to his car end up smashing it into the side of a cliff?
  ...Last year's winner was the fellow who was killed by a Coke(tm) machine, which toppled over on top of him as he was attempting to tip a free soda out of...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:24:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/autos/dream/jato.asp

74. Dasani Products Recalled Due to 'Clear Parasite' : snopes.com •••
A fake news article claimed that Coca-Cola was recalling Dasani water products after a clear parasite was found in bottles in the United States.
  ...Coke Joke A fake news article reported that Coca-Cola was recalling Dasani water products after a "clear parasite" was found in bottles in the United...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:24:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/dasani-recalled-clear-parasite/

75. Costa Rica Sea Turtle Egg Harvesting : snopes.com •••
Photographs show residents of Costa Rica poaching sea turtle eggs?
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the ... Fact Check Penguin Pebble Proposal That social media factoid about penguin courtship...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:25:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/seaturtles.asp

76. Was Aspartame Invented As an Ant Poison? : snopes.com •••
Was the artificial sweetener aspartame originally developed as an ant poison?
  ...made with sugar; the ants of another habitat were fed aspartame, Diet Coke, and products made with aspartame; and the ants of a control group were fed...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:26:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/antpoison.asp

77. Blockbuster Coupon : snopes.com •••
On-line coupon can be redeemed for free movie rental, popcorn, and sodas at Blockbuster outlets?
  ...Attached is a free coupon for 2 movie rentals, popcorn, and (2) 20-oz Cokes. Please print the coupon and pass this on to others. For those of you who...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:27:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/blockbuster.asp

78. George W. Bush White House 'Lost' 22 Million E-mails? : snopes.com •••
Some 22 million White House e-mails, most of which were sent and received via private servers, were reported as "lost" during the Bush administration.
  ...Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes? Fact Check Give Louella An Ince; She'll Take A Column Did William Randolph Hearst murder film...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:28:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/g-w-bush-lost-22-million-e-mails/

79. Missing Child: Stephanie Alsbrook : snopes.com •••
Is 17-month-old Stephanie Alsbrook missing?
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Fact Check Tackling Hunger Donate soup to the hungry by clicking on a special...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:30:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/missing/alsbrook.asp

80. Does McDonald's Still Sell McPizza? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: McDonald's still sells McPizza at select locations in the United States.
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor ... News Former Fox Chief...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:32:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/mcpizza.asp

81. Ebola Still Isn't Airborne : snopes.com •••
Despite the recent wave of reports, researchers at CIDRAP have not confirmed that 'Ebola is now airborne.'
  ...Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes? Fact Check Citibank Scammer phishes for Citibank customers. Fact Check Girls' Life vs. Boys' Life...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:35:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/disease/cidrap.asp

82. Gabriel Iglesias Death Hoax : snopes.com •••
Did comedian Gabriel Iglesias die on 31 October 2014?
  ...buried somewhere people can visit my grave, put pretty flowers and pour diet cokes on my plot. I'm gonna want my estate to buy both plots next to me so...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:36:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/hoaxes/fluffydeathhoax.asp

83. Redneck Mansion : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Photograph shows a 'redneck mansion' composed of several linked trailers.
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Fact Check Blue Whale Phallacy Rumor: Photograph shows the enormous phallus of a...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:36:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/architecture/redneck.asp

84. Sony Ericsson Laptop Giveaway : snopes.com •••
Can users can receive free laptop computers from Ericsson for forwarding an e-mail message to friends?
  ...Reuters. "Coke: Chain Letter Claims Are False." The New York Times. 8 March 2000. Tags: something for nothing David Mikkelson David Mikkelson...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/ericsson.asp

85. Muslims Demand Prayer Room in Lancashire Craft Shop? : snopes.com •••
A UK-based rumor held that four Muslim men demanded a rural craft center provide them with prayer room, but the truth behind the claim was less sensational.
  ...Coca-Cola Isn't Selling a 'Share a Coke with the KKK' Bottle Artwork from an online protest asking Coca-Cola not to sponsor ... Copy the article link...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/lancashire-muslim-prayer-room-riot/

86. Bacteria on Lemon Wedges : snopes.com •••
Did a study find dangerous microbial growth on 70% of lemon slices served with beverages in restaurants?
  ..."They put lemon in my Diet Coke, I didn't ask for it, and so I decided to do a study." Loving and her team swabbed for bacteria as soon as drinks hit...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:39:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/lemon.asp

87. Hurricane Katrina Looters : snopes.com •••
News photographs alternately describe subjects of different races as 'looting' or 'finding' supplies in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
  ...store and busting down windows to get electronics. They picked up bread and cokes that were floating in the water. They would have floated away anyhow....
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:41:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/katrina/photos/looters.asp

88. Jason Pierre-Paul Blows Off Other Hand After His Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes : snopes.com •••
A report that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul lost a hand when his cell phone exploded is fake news.
  ...Coke Adds Strife Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' ... Fact Check Man Loses Genitals While Assaulting Woman Thanks to...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:42:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/jason-pierre-paul-blows-off-...

89. 22 September 2001 Terrorist Attack : snopes.com •••
Were further terrorist attacks planned for 22 September 2001?
  ...(another of the terrorists) was drinking Captain Morgan's spiced rum and Coke. Others recall the terrorists ordering wine with dinner. (There are also...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:44:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/sept22.asp

90. Adidas Name Origin : snopes.com •••
Did Adidas get its name from an acronym for 'All Day I Dream About Sex'
  ...McKee, E.S. "Islamists Attack 'Hidden Messages' in Coke and Other 'Pro-Israel' Brands." The Jerusalem Report. 3 July 2000 (p. 4). Reich, Kenneth....
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:45:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/adidas.asp

91. Arrest Made in London's Russell Square Stabbings : snopes.com •••
One person was killed in the attack, which police said appeared to be spontaneous and random.
  ...Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes? Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us! Although we receive...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:47:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/04/arrest-made-in-...

92. Richard Harrison of 'Pawn Stars' Dead : snopes.com •••
A claim on social media that Richard "Old Man" Harrison from reality television show "Pawn Stars" has died is a hoax.
  ...Coke Adds Strife Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' ... Fact Check Unanswerables A collection of unusual and urgent...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:47:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/richard-harrison-pawn-stars-death/

93. Rat's All, Folks : snopes.com •••
Man hammers nails into penis, pours Coca-Cola on it, and rats eat it.
  ...In the shock of what he had done he reached for the Coke and poured the cooling liquid on to his bleeding member whilst staggering towards the phone....
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:47:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/risque/juvenile/ratsall.asp

94. Are the Disciples of the New Dawn a Legitimate Facebook Group? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The Disciples of the New Dawn are a legitimate Facebook group.
  ...Rumor: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a ... Fact Check Mickey Mouse Makes Swiss Cheese A Disney cartoon purportedly showing Mickey...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:49:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/facebookdisciples.asp

95. Peyton Manning Arrested on Drug Charges? : snopes.com •••
Was NFL quarterback Peyton Manning arrested on drug charges?
  ...a charge of tampering with evidence for allegedly dumping cocaine into the Coke cup. Last updated: 19 May 2014 Sources: Tamburin, Adam....
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:50:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/manning.asp

96. 2015: A Year in Fear : snopes.com •••
Social media users feared a lot of things in 2015, but most of the year's tragedies didn't align with the online rumor mill anxiety.
  ...be outdone) Coca-Cola emblazoned bottles with an encouragement to "Share a Coke with ISIS." And some Internet users were comforted by the claim that...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:50:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/12/31/2015-year-fear/

97. Saving Plastic Bottle Caps for Chemotherapy Treatments or Prosthetic Limbs : snopes.com •••
Collecting plastic bottle caps will provide chemo treatments to cancer sufferers or prosthetic limbs for wounded soldiers?
  ...have been asked to collect used bottle caps from plastic bottles (pepsi and coke). I was told that these caps are given to chemo patients who are...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:52:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/redeem/bottlecap.asp

98. Orlando Nightclub Shooting Rumors : snopes.com •••
Widespread anxiety and grief after the Orlando nightclub shooting led to a number of new rumors and the reemergence of old ones.
  ...Rumor: Substituting Diet Coke for regular Coca-Cola in a ... Fact Check Sue Chef Has Paula Deen been hired to host a cooking show for Fox News? Fact...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:54:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/06/14/orlando-nightclub-...

99. McDonald's 100% Beef : snopes.com •••
Rumor: McDonald's buys their meat from a company called '100% Beef,' which allows them to legally but deceptively claim they use 100% beef in their hamburgers.
  ...they're getting better products than they are. In that other tale, Diet Coke and/or Diet Pepsi supposedly contain far more calories than claimed, but...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:54:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/market/allbeef.asp

100. Most Valuable Brand Names : snopes.com •••
What are the world's most valuable brand names?
  ...valued Google’s brand at $44 billion in 2010, well behind brands like Coke, IBM and Microsoft. That's more than a minor difference of opinion with BrandZ...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:56:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/market/brandnames.asp



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