Hamburger vs hamburg

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Sat Jul 14 19:37:07 UTC 2001

Douglas G. Wilson said:
>I've certainly never seen this contrast.
>Lately I did run across "Okie steak" = "hamburger"/"ground beef",
>apparently from ca. 1936, southern California. Presumably "Okie" < "[person
>from] Oklahoma" as usual.

And where does Salisbury steak fit into the picture?
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