Probably even stranger to a mid-westerner is this exchange. That happens All. The. Time.
Hey I'm gonna get me a drink.
Bring me a Coke will ya please?
Dr, Pepper (RC/ Cheerwine/ Sundrop./ Big Orange/ Nehi Grape, etc. And RC is pronounced AhR-uh-Cee)
Signed Red Hair Black Dress -- born, raised, and always lived in the South.
Edited to add - Cherry Lemon Sundrop is the bomb