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I am wondering:

Instead of saying: "I would like to have/drink 2 glasses/bottles of Coke zero/light", what would be the plural form of the more colloquial rendering?:

I will drink 2 Coke zeros

or

I will drink two Cokes zero?

Same with "light"? --> two Cokes light / two Coke lights?

Or are both forms in use actually?

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    Only the Coca Cola Company can tell you their official way of saying it. – GEdgar Oct 22 '18 at 16:47
  • Note that ‘X light’ is more commonly called ‘diet X’ in English. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Oct 22 '18 at 19:04
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I did Google searches for "drink cokes zero" and "drink coke zeros". The former ("drink cokes zero") came up with 0 results (one false positive). On the other hand "drink coke zeros" came up with several results (~15), such as Reddit and this CityGuide article. (It's also worth noting that the Reddit link also has an example of someone calling them "Zeroes", with an e.)

Thus, due to the clear discrepancy in use (and also how weird "Cokes Zero" sounds), the correct version is "Coke Zeros". The same should be true for Coke Light.

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  • Thank you very much. My research and sense of fluency also came to the same result, but I was just not sure about it. – Kevin R. Oct 22 '18 at 17:06
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Note that Zero does not modify Coke in this case as you might have interpreted it ("Cokes Zero"); Coke Zero is a proper noun, and plural is formed by adding an -s.

So, the plural would simply be, for example, I ordered 2 Coke Zeros

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