Virginia stayed committed to her pledge. That is, until six hours later, when her resolve crumbled under the temptation of a Shirley Temple at dinner out with the grandparents. But I decided to stick with it.
The mayor of New York City is not banning the sale of soda. Nor is he telling consumers that they can't drink soda. Rather, he is calling attention to how much should be considered a reasonable amount to drink at a time.