Is the hot dog a sandwich?

- This might be hard for you to swallow but Webster’s Dictionary has officially declared the hot dog a sandwich.

“I'm a traditional guy. A hot dog is a hot dog and it will always be a hot dog to me” one man told us.

The definition of a sandwich is 'two or more slices of bread or a split roll having a filling in between."

 We went to the experts at 2nd Ave Deli on the Upper East Side where they clearly know what a sandwich is. “As far as I'm concerned, it is a sandwich, it’s between 2 pieces of bread” said Jack Lebewohl. 

This declaration threw some customers for a loop. “I think a hot dog is a hot dog.  it's not a sandwich at all” a customer told us.

Meanwhile, despite what Webster’s Dictionary is calling it, the great hot dog/sandwich debate doesn’t look like it’s going to die down anytime soon.

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