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The internet is rife with touchy viral debates, from the serious to the profoundly stupid. But the one with perhaps the most staying power is one meaty question: Is a hot dog a sandwich?
People have been talking about this shit for years online (at least since 2011), but it just keeps striking a nerve. Nearly every major news outlet and food publication, from the New York Times Magazine to GQ to First We Feast, have published extensive stories on the subject. Food website The Takeout has an entire column dedicated to asking celebrities if a hot dog is a sandwich. Read more...More about Memes, Hot Dogs, Social Media, Sandwiches, and An Ode To