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Debunking "Don't Buy Pepsi"

An e-mail hoax is spreading (again) urging consumers to boycott the purchase of Pepsi's new can.
April 11, 2011

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - You may have seen a similar e-mail hit your inbox (or spam):


Don't buy Pepsi in the new can. Pepsi has a new 'patriotic' can ��Coming out with pictures of the Empire State Building, and the��Pledge of Allegiance on them.��However, Pepsi left out two little words on the pledge,��'Under God.'��Pepsi said they didn't want to offend anyone. In that case, we don't��Want to offend anyone at the Pepsi corporate office, either! So if we don't buy any Pepsi products, they will not be offended��When they don't receive our money that has the words ��'In God We Trust' on it. HOW FAST CAN YOU FORWARD THIS ONE? Pretty darn fast!!

Fortunately, the folks at have debunked this urban myth, pretty darn fast, too.