a wee predating of hotdog - if true - to circa 1870

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Feb 25 16:03:44 UTC 2010

Color me skeptical--there is permafrost beneath Coney Island?

The receipt might be authentic, but the hot dog? Perhaps someone pulled
a prank on these guys. Even if true, it antedates the product, but was
the name used?


On 2/25/2010 10:44 AM, David A. Daniel wrote:
> Get em red hot, right here:
> http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2010/02/25/reid.old.hotdog.news12?hpt=C2

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