Find Out How the Hot Dog Got Its Name (VIDEO)

Your kids probably eat lots of them, and it's not a cookout or a baseball game until you've chowed one down...but do you know how the hot dog got its name?

The official name, frankfurter, comes from the city of Frankfurt in Germany. But how did that become "hot dog"? 

 

 

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Here's how:

 

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