"hot dog" T.A. Dorgan story in St. Louis Post-Dispatch (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 4 19:49:21 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 4, 2008 at 3:46 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In 1901, the name "hot dog" began to overtake "frankfurter,"
>> "red hot," "dachshund," "frank" and "wiener."
> Not quite, among the black Saint Louisans of my youth, for whom
> "frankfurters" and "wienies" were distinct

Indeed?! How, pray tell?

Mark Mandel

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