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Please tell me why they carbonate drinks?

  1. Jun 13, 2004 #1
    please tell me why they carbonate drinks?
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  3. Jun 14, 2004 #2
    Because they taste good. People enjoy the fizzy CO2.
  4. Jun 19, 2004 #3
    for the gassy feeling?
    u knoe...when the liquid in yr mouth sort of jumps about...
  5. Jun 19, 2004 #4


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    It is just my personal idea ?
    I guess, it is about thirty_ness, I like it when it run up to my nose.
  6. Jun 19, 2004 #5


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    Supposedly in 1767 Dr. Joseph Priestley made carbonated water by pouring water back and forth over a vat that emitted carbon dioxide as exhaust. It became some kind of hit with snooty rich Europeans and the modern soft drink industry was born.
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