hot philologist explains "hot dog" origin

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 3 16:09:37 UTC 2007

At 10:08 AM -0500 12/3/07, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
>Marina the philologist, host of "Hot for Words" on YouTube, takes on the
>origin of "hot dog"...
>More Marina videos here:
In particular, for all you culinary lexicographers of food, there's
an interesting suggestion at
on words whose orthography ought to be changed, for the fun of it.


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