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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 19: Hot dogs are on ready to be eaten during the American Meat Institute's annual Hot Dog Lunch in the Rayburn courtyard on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. The hot dog lunch held during National Hot Dog month has been celebrated for decades in Washington, more than 1,000 lawmakers, Administration officials and Capitol Hill staff enjoy the hot dogs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

And if you don’t think a hotdog is a sandwich, let me tell you how you’re wrong.

It’s been a debate that’s been discussed for generations. On National Hot Dog Day, I feel like it’s my duty to inform you that you’re wrong. A hotdog is a sandwich. Before I tell you why it is, let’s see what others think:

Now even the National Hotdog and Sausage Council says that a hot dog IS NOT a sandwich. Which is a shame because it’s embarrassing for such an official organization to be so wrong. Hot dogs are indeed sandwiches. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a sandwich as: 1) two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between  2) one slice of bread covered with food.

So there you have it. Hot dogs are indeed sandwiches. It is a piece of meat in a split roll. If you still disagree, then that means you disagree with the English language. That means you disagree with THE dictionary. Which means all rules of language are out of the window for you.

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