How Did Hot Dogs Get Their Name

How Did Hot Dogs Get Their Name. Kraig says the name hot dog probably began as a joke about the germans' small, long, thin dogs. The term dog has been used as a synonym for sausage since 1884 and accusations that sausage makers used dog meat to at least 1845.

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The word hot dog began appearing in college magazines as early as 1890. The term was current at yale in the fall of 1894, when dog wagons sold hot dogs at the dorms. A baseball game and hot dog cartoon.

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Because this part of the story includes a ton of them. No dogs were harmed in the making of this american culinary staple. Another apocryphal story of the term's origin can be traced to baseball. His talking sausage cartoons denigrated the cheap wieners sold at coney island, crassly suggesting they contained dog meat.