Friday, July 06, 2007

Wieners and wet buns

I'm embarrassed by how much I care about and know about the Nathan's hot dog eating contest. For the sake of brevity, I'll keep this to a single link.

Only the New York Times would use words like "hyperbolic", "gravitas" and "effluvia" in reviewing a hot dog eating contest. I love it. The article refers to the contest as...

17 contestants jamming wieners and wet buns down their eager yaps for the greater glory of gross intemperance

New York Times, you had me at "jamming wieners"

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