Quotable Kurt Vonnegut

I myself find that I trust my own writing most, and others seem to trust it most, too, when I sound most like a person from Indianapolis, which is what I am. What alternatives do I have?
— Kurt Vonnegut

I had the old soda/pop discussion with a fellow Midwesterner at work today. That word "soda" just brings out the worst in my diphthongs.