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Watch a Video (Try to) Explain Who Invented the Hot Dog

Here's a video by Mental Floss that attempts to answer the "controversial" question: Who invented the hot dog? Apparently, sausages as a food item have been around "forever" — they were mentioned in Homer's The Odyssey and eaten by Nero. But two different European cities lay claim to the modern incarnation of the hot dog, resulting in a "sausage schism." Are you Team Vienna or Team Frankfurt? Go, watch to find out:

Video: Who Invented the Hot Dog?

· Who Invented the Hot Dog? [YouTube]
· All Hot Dogs Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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