I'll admit up front to being bored at work.... but here's my take
A Wiener is a Latino who is victorious in a Race....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lorcan Parnell" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 3:49 PM
Subject: Re: Bangers?
> Confusion alert!
> Hot dogs in the UK are not bangers. Hot dogs are hot dogs - a sausage in a
> bread roll. Bangers is slang for sausages though. Just the sausage, not
> "Old banger" is a term for an old car in poor condition, unrelated to
> sausages. Banger racing is popular.
> A banger is also a small firework...I think firecracker is the
> I have no idea what a weener (sp?) is, and I don't think I want to know
> > OK, Bob - I didn't know that our British cousins referred to hot
> > "bangers". I've also heard them refer to big block motors as "big
> bangers" -is
> > there a connection there that can be explained? Thanks so much!