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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:49:43 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:58:04 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 From the Archive 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:14:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/newcoke.asp

4. Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5' : snopes.com ••••
A viral picture appeared to show a cute coincidence with 'Share a Coke' campaign bottles.
  ...Check out this article Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5'. http://www.snopes.com/info/news/mambo5coke.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact...
  ...Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5' Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5' A viral picture appeared to show a cute coincidence with 'Share a Coke' campaign bottles....
  ...In the summer of 2014, Coke's "Share A Coke" campaign was the subject of a much social media buzz, and one image (of the many circulating inspired by the...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:11:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/mambo5coke.asp

5. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:22:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/pesticide.asp

6. 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 From the Archive 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/chickfila.asp

7. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:49:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/deadly.asp

8. Does Coke Coax Worms Out of Pork? : snopes.com ••••
Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause worms to come crawling out of the meat.
  ...Check out this article Coke Adds Life. http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/porkworm.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot...
  ...Coke Adds Life Coke Adds Life Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause worms to come crawling out of the meat. David Mikkelson...
  ...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 —...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:39:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/porkworm.asp

9. 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...
  ...a Coke with the KKK" written on its label started circulating online: This is not a real product sold by Coca-Cola. While the "Share a Coke"...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:52:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/coca-cola-kkk-trump/

10. 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 From the...
  ...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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:27:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/nocoke.asp

11. 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. David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance the...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:22:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/mentos.asp

12. Terrorists Poison Coke : snopes.com
Have al-Qaeda terrorists poisoned one in five cans of Coca-Cola with anthrax and arsenic?
  ...of Coke tested. Reports have been sent out to all major networks and newspapers to put out a "Red Alert Category One", warning all drinkers of Coke to...
  ...of The USA and our friends in the UK could you forward this mail to all Coke drinkers you know, we will be posting more updates as they come in....
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:34:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/poisoncoke.asp

13. 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."...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:23:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/origins/mcdspoon.asp

14. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:18:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/cocacola.asp

15. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:27:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/sperm.asp

16. 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"...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:34:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/1calorie.asp

17. 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,...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:38:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/acid.asp

18. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:10:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/formula.asp

19. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:49:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/cokelore.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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:34:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/poster.asp

21. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:40:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/tooth.asp

22. 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,...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:42:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/poison/cokecan.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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:36:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/undergod.asp

24. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:44:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/aspirin.asp

25. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/myths/8glasses.asp

26. Coca-Cola and Israel : snopes.com •••
Did Coca-Cola once refuse to do business with Israel?
  ...of Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan announced they would stop serving Coke, and the owners of Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Emporium on Coney Island followed...
  ...to 1992, Pepsi had backed the other horse, choosing to service the lucrative Coke-less Arab markets in the boycott days. For its decision to stay out of...
  ...Today you can get either Coke or Pepsi in anywhere in the Middle East, and the days of the boycott have faded into memory. Even so, there are still those...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:39:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/israel.asp

27. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:19:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/bottle.asp

28. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:44:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/msg.asp

29. Pepsi Brings Back Ancestors : snopes.com •••
Was 'Come Alive With Pepsi' mistranslated in China as 'Pepsi Brings Your Ancestors Back from the Dead'?
  ...Coke to clean up by laying claim to cachet. Though frugal consumers did rally to Pepsi (it was, after all, twice as much cola for the same price as...
  ...they were reluctant to own up to it. Pepsi was "the kitchen drink" while Coke remained "the living room" beverage, and it was not uncommon for penny-wise...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:46:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/misxlate/ancestor.asp

30. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:49:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/mormon.asp

31. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:49:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/fanta.asp

32. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:02:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/santa/cocacola.asp

33. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:08:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/money/cocaine.asp

34. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/green.asp

35. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:18:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/hidden/popcorn.asp

36. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:10:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/09/10/coca-cola-brings-back-...

37. 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 From the Archive...
  ...Claim: A Middle Eastern advertisement created by Coca-Cola depicts the Coke logo emblazoned on the Dome of the Rock. Example: [Collected on the...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:41:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/domerock.asp

38. Cokelore Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Cokelore
  ...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...
  ...Coke Adds Life Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause worms to come crawling out of the meat. Read More by David Mikkelson Jun...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:22:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-cokelore/

39. Lottery Scams : snopes.com •••
Announcement says you've won a foreign lottery you don't remember entering.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:08:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/advancefee/lottery.asp

40. Tapping a Soda Can : snopes.com •••
Will tapping the side of a soda can keep its contents from foaming over upon opening?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:10:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/science/sodacan.asp

41. Needle in Pepsi : snopes.com •••
Did a 1993 instance of product tampering result in syringes in cans of Pepsi?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:13:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/food/syringe.asp

42. Bite the Wax Tadpole : snopes.com •••
Did Coca-Cola translate its name into a Chinese phrase meaning 'bite the wax tadpole'?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:20:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/tadpole.asp

43. Coca-Cola Cocaine Snorting Logo : snopes.com •••
Does Coca-Cola's script label show a person snorting cocaine?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:37:15 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/snort.asp

44. Blood in Jagermeister : snopes.com •••
Did a 1993 instance of product tampering result in syringes in cans of Pepsi?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:42:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/secret/jagermeister.asp

45. Cocaine in Coca-Cola : snopes.com •••
Did Coca-Cola once contain cocaine?
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:49:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/cocaine.asp

46. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/billgate.asp

47. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:38:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/tab.asp

48. Bottled Up : snopes.com •••
Girl ends up in ER after the bottle she's been pleasuring herself with becomes stuck.
  ...a friend of his relayed a story of a woman and her predicaments with a coke bottle (the old style glass ones.) It seems she was a nympho and in the urge...
  ...He struck up a conversation which quickly turned to the subject of the "Coke-bottle girl" (as she was now affectionately referred to.) It seems she had...
  ...in with an object lodged in her vagina. As it happens, this object was a COKE bottle, and it had suctioned itself to the woman's cervix. Instead of...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:46:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/risque/juvenile/bottle.asp

49. Marketing 101 Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Marketing 101
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Read More by David Mikkelson May 20, 2011 223 Fact Check Subservient...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:08:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-business/...

50. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:08:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/nothing.asp

51. Teacher Fired for Praying in School During Oklahoma Tornado : snopes.com •••
Was an Oklahoma teacher fired for praying when a tornado hit her school?
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:09:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/oklahoma.asp

52. Porcupine Throws Quills : snopes.com •••
Can porcupines throw their quills at attackers?
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Fact Check Idaho Wolves Photographs show wolves killed in Idaho? Fact Check...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:10:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/critters/wild/porcupine.asp

53. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:11:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/rapisttrick.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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:11:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/darwin04.asp

55. U.N. Arms Trade Treaty : snopes.com •••
A U.N. small arms treaty signed by the U.S. provides a 'legal way around the 2nd Amendment'?
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:13:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/untreaty.asp

56. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:25:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/coca-cola/

57. Grandma Eats Her Daughter’s New Born Baby After Smoking Bath Salts : snopes.com •••
Fake news stories report that a woman ate her grandchild while high on bath salts.
  ...Knew Coke Was the 'New Coke' fiasco really a clever marketing ploy? FACT CHECK Why I Do Not Like the Obamas Mychal Massie wrote an opinion piece...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:29:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/grandma-eats-baby-bath-salts/

58. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:45:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/food/food.asp

59. Let s Get Every Kid in a Park : snopes.com •••
News: President Obama has announced the 'Let's Get Every Kid in a Park' initiative offering free yearly National Park passes to fourth-graders.
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the ... Fact Check Candle Power Light a candle for a satellite photo? Copy the article link...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:06:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/freeparks.asp

60. Ebola in the U.S. Confirmed : snopes.com •••
CDC confirms first case of Ebola in the U.S.
  ...Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5' A viral picture appeared to show a cute coincidence with ... Fact Check Brown Out Mrs. James Brown once tried to beat...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:07:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/ebolaintheus.asp

61. Donald Trump's Bankruptcies : snopes.com •••
Common election-year tropes offer contrasting views of Donald Trump's business bankruptcies.
  ...up losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars (e.g., the Ford Edsel, New Coke, and Cutthroat Island) without necessarily sending their corporate...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:08:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/01/donald-trumps-

62. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:09:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/antpoison.asp

63. Nancy Genovese : snopes.com •••
Was a woman arrested for taking pictures of an airport tourist attraction from a publicly accessible area?
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Fact Check Hare Trigger Rumor: A 1942 Merrie Melodies cartoon includes a glimpse of...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:10:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/genovese.asp

64. Michael Jordan to North Carolina: ‘HB2 Goes or the Charlotte Hornets Go’ : snopes.com •••
An article reporting that Michael Jordan threatened to move the Charlotte Hornets came from a site that only publishes hoax stories.
  ...Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5' A viral picture appeared to show a cute coincidence with ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:10:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/michael-jordan-hb2-hornets/

65. Dennis Guthrie Letter to Nancy Pelosi : snopes.com •••
Letter from lawyer Dennis Guthrie criticizes Rep. Nancy Pelosi?
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Fact Check FALSE: One-Third of Doctors Won't Recommend Gardasil HPV Vaccine...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:11:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/guthrie.asp

66. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:11:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/dasani-recalled-clear-parasite/

67. Muslim Beats Up Jet Blue Flight Attendant, Threatens to Blow up Plane? : snopes.com •••
Contrary to reports from slanted political blogs, the media didn't "bury" a story about a man arrested for allegedly interfering with a JetBlue flight.
  ...Coke Adds Strife Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' ... FACT CHECK Tidal Rivals A photograph showing a flooded...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:11:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/10/20/muslim-attacks-flight-

68. Did Refugees Ruin New Year's Eve? : snopes.com •••
An outbreak of sexual violence across Germany during New Year's revelries is being popularly blamed on asylum seekers and migrants.
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the ... NEWS Spy Definition Several shrill articles about Samsung Smart TV voice ... FACT...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:13:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/11/refugees-new-years-eve/

69. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:13:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/autos/dream/jato.asp

70. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:14:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/market/allbeef.asp

71. Surfin' : snopes.com •••
Does a photograph show a surfer approaching a lurking shark?
  ...Coke Adds Strife Has Coca-Cola announced that it will be donating four days' ... News Another ISIS 'Kill List' Released ISIS "hit lists" are a...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:14:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/sharksurfer.asp

72. Credit Card Issued to a Tree : snopes.com •••
Did a bank issue a credit card to a tree.
  ...Coke Adds Life Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause ... Fact Check Yreka Bakery Was the city of Yreka, California, named...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/bank/treecard.asp

73. Applebee's Gift Certificates : snopes.com •••
Can you get a $50 Applebee's gift certificate for forwarding an e-mail message?
  ...Reuters. "Coke: Chain Letter Claims Are False." The New York Times. 8 March 2000. David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/applebees.asp

74. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:16:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/blockbuster.asp

75. Marks & Spencer/Persimmon Homes Free Vouchers : snopes.com •••
Marks & Spencer are giving away free merchandise vouchers in partnership with Persimmon Homes?
  ...Reuters. "Coke: Chain Letter Claims Are False." The New York Times. 8 March 2000. David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:17:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/marks.asp

76. Bill Gates $5,000 Giveaway : snopes.com •••
Is Bill Gates giving $5,000 to Facebook users who click a share link?
  ...Reuters. "Coke: Chain Letter Claims Are False." The New York Times. 8 March 2000. David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:17:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/microsoft.asp

77. Free Uggs Scam : snopes.com •••
Is UGGs giving away free pairs of boots to Facebook users?
  ...Coke Adds Life Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:17:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/uggs.asp

78. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:19:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/hoaxes/fluffydeathhoax.asp

79. 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 founded snopes.com in 1994, and...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:19:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/food/warnings/bvo.asp

80. Loot Loops : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Photographs show subjects '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....
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:21:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/katrina/photos/looters.asp

81. 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....
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:23:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/manning.asp

82. Facebook Unnamed App : snopes.com •••
An 'Unnamed app' in Facebook's profile settings harbors a spybot?
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Fact Check European Union Flag to Lose a Star After Brexit Vote Many social media...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:23:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/computer/internet/unnamed.asp

83. Is John McCain a natural-born citizen of the U.S.? : snopes.com •••
Does John McCain not qualify as a natural-born citizen of the U.S. because he was born in Panama?
  ...Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes? Fact Check Fool's Gold Digger Woman who advertises on Craigslist for a rich husband receives ......
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:25:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/mccain/citizen.asp

84. Surge Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Surge
  ...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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:25:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/surge/

85. Curse Words in Doc McStuffins : snopes.com •••
One Million Moms petition says there are curse words in Disney's Doc McStuffins.
  ...Coke Adds Life Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause ... Fact Check Baby Born with Two Minds in Same Body in India A...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:26:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/arts/docmcstuffins.asp

86. Letter from Vladimir Putin : snopes.com •••
Text reproduces an open letter to Americans from Russian president Vladimir Putin?
  ...Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5' A viral picture appeared to show a cute coincidence with ... Fact Check Socket Error Photograph shows injuries suffered...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:26:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/putinletter.asp

87. Politics Site's Mismatched Clinton Rally Image Goes Viral : snopes.com •••
Political news outlet 'The Hill' used an old photograph ahead of a Hillary Clinton rally in Florida, leading to rumors the media falsely reported larger...
  ...Did a student die from drinking too many Cokes? Fact Check The Wig Sleazy A photograph depicting the arrival of 10,000 Syrian refugees ... Fact...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:29:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/09/politics-sites-...

88. Hot Dog Lover : snopes.com •••
A coed's intimate encounter with a frozen hot dog brings her to the emergency room.
  ...A related legend stars not a hotdog but a Coke bottle. In that tale, the girl requires medical attention to break the seal the suction has caused....
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:31:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/risque/hotdog.asp

89. 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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:32:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/12/31/2015-year-fear/

90. Sinko de Mayo : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Cargo lost in the Titanic's sinking led to the creation of the Cinco de Mayo observance.
  ...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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:32:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/sinkomayo.asp

91. Elk on Canadian Highway in Banff : snopes.com •••
Photograph shows elk traversing a wildlife overpass in Banff, Alberta.
  ...Coke Adds Life Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause ... Fact Check Strongest Dog in the World Photograph shows the...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:35:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/banffelk.asp

92. FALSE: President Reagan Continued Golfing After Beirut Attacks : snopes.com •••
A meme falsely claims that Ronald Reagan continued his vacation after the 1983 terrorist attack on a U.S. Marines barrack in Beirut.
  ...Share-iah Coke Rumor: Photograph shows a bottle of Coca-Cola with the words ... FACT CHECK Chicanery in Columbus A Columbus woman allegedly used...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:36:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/ronald-reagan-golfing-1983-...

93. Liz Claiborne Doesn't Design for Black Women : snopes.com •••
Does designer Liz Claiborne refuse to make clothes for black women because their hips are too big?
  ...Share a Coke 'Mambo No. 5' A viral picture appeared to show a cute coincidence with ... Fact Check Fire Rainbow Photograph shows a 'fire rainbow'...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:36:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/racial/business/claiborne.asp

94. Woman With the World's Smallest Waist : snopes.com •••
Photographs show a woman who had ribs removed to achieve a slender waistline?
  ...Rumor: Coke and Pepsi are used as pesticides by farmers in India. Fact Check Bluffin' with her Muffin? Contrary to online rumor, pop star Lady Gaga...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:39:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/people/smallwaist.asp

95. Tropical Fantasy Renders Blacks Sterile : snopes.com •••
Does Tropical Fantasy contain a secret ingredient that will render blacks sterile?
  ...of seltzers. Fantasy's comparably low price (49¢ per 20-ounce bottle versus Coke and Pepsi's 80¢ price tag for a 16-ouncer) led to a stunning initial...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:42:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/racial/business/tropical.asp

96. Coca-Cola Carbonated by Accident? : snopes.com •••
Did Coca-Cola become carbonated by accident?
  ...Consumer Reports. "Coke vs. Pepsi vs. Everybody Else." August 1991 (p. 30). David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and under his guidance the...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:43:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/carbonate.asp

97. Severed Fingers : snopes.com •••
Motorist who has a run-in with ruffians afterwards find the severed fingers of his assailants on his car.
  ...Coke Adds Life Rumor: Pouring Coca-Cola onto a piece of raw pork will cause ... News Video of Little Boy in Walmart Brawl Videos of a fight between...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:44:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/gruesome/severed.asp

98. Floral Flag : snopes.com •••
Photograph shows a 740' x 390' floral flag made of larkspur.
  ...Is Coca-Cola recalling millions of bottles of Coke with the ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:44:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/patriotic/floralflag.asp

99. Politics Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Politics
  ...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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:44:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-photos/fact-...

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...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:44:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/market/brandnames.asp



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