"hot dog" on Morning Edition

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Jul 4 11:21:51 UTC 2011

I was interviewed on NPR's Morning Edition about the latest research on the
origins of "hot dog," including Fred Shapiro's discovery of an 1892 citation
from Paterson, NJ:


Not sure when the segment airs this morning, but the audio will be available
online at the above link soon.


Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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