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February 01, 2009, at 08:05 PM by OtherMichael -
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Those things were unknown in my neck of the South Dakota woods -- chili dogs they were called, and they were just regular hot dogs, with chili on them.

Now, in the Scranton area, the stumpy-bunned cut-in-half hot-dog-sandwiches-with-special-sauce are known as "Texas Weiners", and the best provender is the [[|Coney Island Texas Lunch.]] The recipe supposedly came from their father who had a stand at Coney Island in the 30s. Who knows....

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