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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-15-2012, 05:12 PM Thread Starter
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wait a minute !

why is it called a hamburger when it's not made with ham!

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why is it called a hamburger when it's not made with ham!
I wonder if it's even spelled that way in Pittsburgh?

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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-15-2012, 06:31 PM
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DIY nice bass voice you have there..
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I dont even want to think about hot dogs!!!

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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-15-2012, 09:05 PM
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I know you're being facetious but here it is anyhoo....
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hamburger
1889, hamburg steak, from the Ger. city of Hamburg, though no certain connection has ever been put forth, and there may not be one beyond that of Hamburg being a major port of departure for Ger. immigrants to U.S. Shortened form burger attested from 1939; beefburger was attempted 1940, in an attempt to make the main ingredient more explicit, after the -burger had taken on a life of its own as a suffix (cf. cheeseburger, first attested 1938).


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And here is the hot dog. Again, we can thank the Germans.....


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In 1852, the butcher's guild in Frankfurt-am-Main created a smoked, spiced sausage in a thin casing, dubbed a "little-dog" or "dachshund sausage" for its obvious resemblance to the low-riding German dog. (Those funny Germans!) Its other popular name was, of course, the frankfurter. Wiener comes from a similar sausage made in Vienna. Unlike the usual wursts, dachshund sausages were usually sold with bread.



In 1871, an immigrant German butcher opened the proto-hot dog stand at Coney Island, selling the dachshund sausages wrapped in a milk roll. By 1893, the portable meat-tubes were already a regular accompaniment to baseball games and other sporting ev

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Kinda catchy
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post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-15-2012, 10:34 PM Thread Starter
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love em!
just had one.





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Lips and ... um other parts ...

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speaking of a hotdog, there is one just above me....
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