Article: Word sleuths dig up true origin of the term "hot dog"
gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Sun Dec 26 14:50:27 UTC 2004
This year seems like it was the start of the slow over-turning of word
myths. Latest example: this article on the work of Gerald Cohen, Barry
Popik, and David Shulman in researching the origin of the term "hot
dog"--and published in St. Louis, too, home of the miraculous World's
Fair where, apparently, everything we hold dear was invented.
Word sleuths dig up true origin of the term "hot dog"
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