3 things that hotdogs and Independence Day have in common

July 3, 2012 | By

On July 4th alone, the biggest hot dog day of the year, 155 million hot dogs will be consumed. That is enough hot dogs to stretch from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., more than five times*
Hotdog dogs love fireworks **
Since 1916, the franchise, Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City supposedly started as a way to settle a dispute among four immigrants as to who was the most patriotic.***

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*http://fastfood.ocregister.com/2009/07/02/july-4-food-facts-which-state-eats-the-most-hot-dogs/25807/
**America’s Funniest Home Videos
***http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_%28United_States%29

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