Antedating of "hot dog" --1884 in Indiana

sclements at NEO.RR.COM sclements at NEO.RR.COM
Sun Jun 23 20:04:36 UTC 2013

At least, I think this is earlier than Fred's recent finds.  Again, using my new subscription to Genealogy Bank.

_Evansville Courier and Press_ (Evansville IN) 14 September 1884 p.2 col.4

"Even the innocent "wienerworst" man will be barred from dispensing "hot dog" on the street corner."

Sam Clements

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