Cleats by Bill Hinds for September 02, 2008
Jerome's grandpa: Did you kids know the term "hot dog" came from baseball? Jerome: Really? Dee: Cool! George: The origin of that term goes back to lunch wagons that sold sausages, Dad. The story that it had something to do with baseball is just a popular myth. Jerome's grandpa: Son, if you simmer a popular myth long enough with the proper seasoning, it becomes popular history.