Sausages have been commonly referred to as "dogs" since the 1800s due to a belief that sausage makers used dog meat in their sausages. Consumption of dog meat was common in Germany up to the early 1900s so these suspicion was "occasionally justified". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
Oklahoma is the only state to have an official state meal (not just a state food). It consists of squash, cornbread, fried okra, BBQ pork, grits, biscuits, sausage and gravy, corn, chicken-fried steak, black-eyed peas, strawberries, and pecan pie. okgazette.com/oklahoma/ok…
The Mongols had a unique way of slaughtering animals. The animal was laid on its back, restrained, chest cut open and aorta torn, causing deadly internal bleeding. The process would keep all of the blood inside of the carcass. Then internal organs were removed and blood drained out for sausages. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soc…
Wolfsburg's Volkswagen factory is not only one of the world's largest automotive factories but also produces sausages. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wol…
A Fresno County man was arrested in 2008 after allegedly entering a home, throwing seasoning in one man’s face, then hitting a second man several times with an 8 inch sausage. He then ran into a nearby orchard, clad only in boxer shorts and a tank top. He also is accused of stealing $900. fresnobee.com/news/local/…
That Volkswagen produces it's own sausages with its own 'part number' as well en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vol…
Switzerland is mostly Lutheran because Lutheran priests allowed the population to eat sausages during fasting period en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aff…
Willem Kolff created the first dialysis machine in the Netherlands during WWII. Lacking materials, he used sausage casings, tin cans, a washing machine, and salt water. He also saved more than 800 people from the Nazis by hiding them in his hospital. And he later invented the artificial heart. nytimes.com/2009/02/13/he…
There's a Grimm's fairy tale about a mouse, bird, and sentient sausage living together in harmony pitt.edu/~dash/grimm023.h…
Sundae is a type of blood sausage in Korean cuisine. It is a popular street food in both North and South Korea, generally made by steaming cow or pig's intestines stuffed with various ingredients. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun…
Jack Link's doesn't refer to sausage links, but an actual guy from Wisconsin named "Jack Link" who still owns the company today. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jac…
[] that the Muppets first big break was on The Jimmy Dean Show (the sausage guy) from 1963-66. Rowlf the dog had a 7-10 minute spot with Jimmy every episode. Jim Henson was so grateful he offered Dean 40% of the Muppets, but he turned it down saying he didn't earn it. muppet.fandom.com/wiki/Th…
After firefighters saved piglets from a barn fire, 6 months later the farmer sent them sausages made from the piglets as a thank you gift theguardian.com/environme…
Today I learned of the word "Charcuterie" which is the branch of cooking devoted to prepared meat products, such as bacon, ham, sausage, terrines, galantines, ballotines, pΓ’tΓ©s, and confit, primarily from pork. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
It’s Australian tradition to eat sausages at polling places on election day called Democracy Sausages. For many communities, this is the biggest fundraising event of the year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dem…
Volkswagen sells more sausages than cars, sold under the "Volkswagen original parts" number 199398500a, the currywusrt has been available for 45 years now fortune.com/2016/02/19/vo…
Otto von Bismarck challenged a scientist to a duel, but backed out after learning that his opponent choose to fight with two pork sausages, one infected with roundworm. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rud…
The US military has a modified version of the M1 Abrams tank called the M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicle that can plow through minefields with ease and launch a rocket propelled "explosive sausage" capable of destroying barricades in an area the size of a football field (the M58 MICLIC). youtu.be/WmvG_CMsge4
The word botulism comes from the latin "botulus", meaning sausage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bot…
Oklahoma's state meal is chicken-fried steak, barbecued pork, fried okra, squash, cornbread, grits, corn, sausage with biscuits and gravy, black-eyed peas, strawberries, and pecans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Hunter S. Thompson's breakfast consisted of - 4 Bloody Marys, 2grapefruits, a pot of coffee, Rangoon crΓͺpes, a 1/2 pound of either sausage, bacon, or corned-beef hash with diced chilies, a Spanish omelette or eggs Benedict, a quart of milk, a chopped lemon, 2 margaritas & 6 lines of cocaine theatlantic.com/entertain…
Volkswagen makes its own sausages. While some of them are made for consumption in factory cafeterias, they are also sold in grocery stores under the β€œVolkswagen Originalteil" ("genuine part") brand as item 199 398 500 A. In 2017, the Volkswagen brand had more sausages than cars made for it. newsroom.vw.com/company/m…
Hot dogs are not sandwiches according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council hot-dog.org/press/nationa…
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council etiquette guide advises that any condiments remaining on your fingers should be licked away with the exception of ketchup, which has no business being on your hot dog at all if you are over 18. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) says it is unacceptable to place ketchup on your hot dog after the age of 18. Mustard, relish, onions, cheese and chili are acceptable. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
Alheira de Mirandela, a kosher bread sausage was invented in Portugal to help hide Jews from the Spanish inquisition. Jews had fled to Portugal from Spain & pretended to be Catholic, Catholic homes hung preserved meat sausages from the rafters, & Jews were conspicuous for their missing sausages bbc.com/travel/story/2017…
Volkswagen sells more sausages than cars. newsroom.vw.com/company/m…
The British call sausages "bangers" because sausages had a habit of bursting (banging) open while cooking englishbreakfastsociety.c…
The owner of Ray's Sausages spent $30,000 to combat the foul smell said to be coming from his sausage shop. It was then discovered that the smell was coming from next door, where a serial killer had stored the rotting corpses of his victims nbcnews.com/id/43551166/n…
Volkswagen also produces sausages and that their sausages sell better than their cars. cnet.com/roadshow/news/vo…
During WWI, the envelopes used in German zeppelins were made out of millions of sausage casings fused together ediblegeography.com/the-l…
Hormel's "Spam" is so popular in Hawaii it has debuted it's "Portugese Sausage", "Black Pepper", and "Teriyaki" flavors at the Waikiki Spam Jam, an annual Honolulu street festival devoted to spam. "Honey Spam", "Spam and Bacon", and "Hot and Spicy Spam" are only available in Hawaii. wikipedia.org/wiki/Spam_(…
That, in addition to Father Christmas, Icelanders are visited by the 13 Yule Lads (including Sausage-Swiper, Spoon-Licker, & Door-Sniffer), as well as their giant pet cat JΓ³lakΓΆtturinn, who eats children who don't receive new clothes for Christmas. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
So much cow intestines were used in the production of German zeppelins that sausages were banned theguardian.com/lifeandst…
Volkswagen sells sausages and ketchup. It is also their best selling product, selling millions more than their cars. independent.co.uk/news/bu…
Dr. Willem Johan Kolff invented the first artificial kidney using orange-juice cans, used auto parts, and sausage casings. The original device, which filled an entire room and resembled an oversized hot tub, was the prototype for the contemporary hemodialysis machine. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
The Volkswagen headquarter in Wolfsburg, Germany has its own butcher shop making sausages for sale and the employee canteen, they produced 7.2 million sausages in 2015 meaning Volkswagen produced more sausages than cars. fortune.com/2016/02/19/vo…
Today I learned that during the 19th century, sausages were sold as 'bags of mystery'. oxfordreference.com/view/…
The gas cells of early zeppelins were made from cow intestines. It took two hundred and fifty thousand cows to make one airship. During WW1, Germany and its allies ceased production of sausages so that there would be enough cow guts to make zeppelins. newyorker.com/magazine/20…
The British slang for sausages is "Banger" because of WWI food shortages. Meat shortages forced sausages to be made with high water content, causing them to burst when being cooked, hence the name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
The town of Mundare in Alberta, Canada has a 42' tall statue of a sausage coil atlasobscura.com/places/t…
Rat meat sausage was ranked as acceptable as pork sausage in a 1974 taste test at the University of the Philippines at Los BaΓ±os. digitalcommons.unl.edu/cg…
. A company named Ray's Sausage spent over $20,000.00 in improvements to their sausage making business due to constant complaints for causing foul odors, but the odors were actually from the rotting victims of serial killer Anthony Sowell. cleveland.com/morris/inde…
There is a National Hot Dog and Sausage Society and they have decomfirmed that hot dogs were sandwhiches. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
Botulinum toxin, the toxin that Botox is derived from, would take 0.00008mg to kill me, 2kg to kill everyone on the planet, considered the deadliest known toxin on earth, the most expensive substance ever made at Β£100 trillion per kilo and was first discovered in poorly prepared sausages. bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-2…
In Medieval Germany, peasants believed in a magical land called β€œCockaigne”, or β€œschlaraffenland”, where you could grab pork sausage off of trees or have cooked fish swim out of a beer river and onto your plate. This tale stuck and motivated the working class; in fact, it’s still told today! worldwidewords.org/weirdw…
There is a Chinese snack in which a sausage is placed like a hot dog in a roll consisting of a split large sausage. It is called (in translation) "small sausage in large sausage." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sma…
There is a sausage restaurant in Regensburg, Germany which is in business since 900 years. That means they were selling sausages well before the Inca Empire existed and are still serving 6,000 sausages a day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reg…
Volkswagen sold more sausages than cars in 2015. independent.co.uk/news/bu…
Australians traditionally eat sausages at polling places on election day, and they're called Democracy Sausages wikipedia.org/wiki/Democr…
Pepperoni is a variety of salami created in the USA, and the word was first used to describe the sausage in 1919. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pep…
In 19th-century America, the belief that sausages were usually made out of dog meat was so widespread that they started to be called "hot dogs" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot…
Icelandic folklore's version of Santa Claus is the "Yule Lads", a group of 13 mischievous/criminal pranksters said to descend from mountain trolls, who steal from and otherwise harass the population. Their names include Sausage Swiper, Doorway Sniffer, Meat Hook & Skyr Gobbler. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yul…
In Germany you can buy a sausage Advent calendar kalieber.de/beef-kalieber…
Today I learned that the beloved kolbasa which was consumed in the Soviet Union is actually little more than American bologna sausage. understandrussia.com/kolb…
Morrisey (a vegetarian) ordered all bags to be checked for meat on one of his concerts in 2011. In 1985, while promoting the album Meat is Murder, Morrisey walked out of the stage after a sausage was thrown at his direction. mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrit…
A British icon of food, the Sausage roll, is almost unknown in America independent.co.uk/life-st…
Human poo is evaluated for diagnostic purposes according to the "Bristol Stool Scale" (BSC, although also called "Bristol Stool Form" scale, or "BSF scale") and assigned to seven categories. Some of the descriptions are "fluffy," "sausage-shaped," "soft blobs" and "snake." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
Today I learned of Andouillette, the sausage made of lower intestines that tastes of shit. Literally. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
Hot dogs are called hot dogs because they were rumored to be sausages containing dog meat, served hot. The government put an excise tax of $200 on every hot dog stand in response as a way of stifling the practice of selling them. dash.harvard.edu/bitstrea…
Alan Menken, 8 time Oscar winner and composer of The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Hercules, and Tangled, also wrote the score for Sausage Party. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala…
According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council you should not put ketchup on your hot dog after the age of 18 hot-dog.org/ht/a/GetDocum…
The REAL Sausage King of Chicago was not named Abe Froman (a la Ferris Bueller), but Adolph Luetgert, and murdered his wife by dissolving her in acid. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Today I learned about the Bristol Stool Scale, a medical classification of human poop that includes categories such as "like a smooth, soft sausage," "soft blobs with clear cut edges," and "mushy consistency with ragged edges." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…
A bakery has more locations in the UK than McDonald's or Starbucks. Greggs sells 2.5 million sausage rolls and 1 million cups of coffee a week at its 1,698 bakeries. theguardian.com/global/20…
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council disapproves of adults putting ketchup on their hot dogs. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
In 1989, the Premier of Western Australia was forced to deny accusations the Labor Party was bribing voters with free sausages and drinks before the state election. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dem…
Ryan Tunnicliffe, then playing for Fulham F.C., received a 2-game ban and a Β£5000 fine for calling a player "Sausage Boy" over twitter gazettelive.co.uk/sport/f…
The flagship Volkswagen factory is fed by a 3,500-person catering team, and has its own sausage making company bloomberg.com/news/featur…
Portugal's national sandwich has steak, ham, dry sausage, fresh sausage, cheese - and then it's covered in melted cheese and beer sauce. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
Sausage Party was originally assigned with an NC-17 rating due to the visibility of pubic hair on a lavash's scrotum. In order to be assigned an R rating, the pubic hair was removed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sau…
The red-band trailer for Sausage Party accidentally played before a showing of Finding Dory; the theater forgot to switch out an adult-audience trailer roll for one meant for G and PG-rated films. Rogen later tweeted that the story "made his day." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sau…
The longest sausage ever made was 62.7km (40 miles) long. romania-insider.com/roman…
The "state meal" of Oklahoma is fried okra, squash, cornbread, barbecue pork, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries, chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okl…
The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council officially ruled that a Hotdog is definitely not a sandwich. hot-dog.org/culture/hot-d…
Different textures of poop and its smell can give clues about your health. Sausage-shaped, smooth and soft is the optimal poop that means you're doing fine. healthnbodytips.com/know-…
The first chancellor of the federal republic of Germany, Konrad Adenauer, invented a kind of soy sausage (non-veggie) during the first world war because the Germans had a lack of pork supply theguardian.com/world/the…
The white casing on the outside of salami is an edible mold called penicillim that blocks other bacteria from entering the sausage. everydaylife.globalpost.c…
Volkswagen has a sausage butchery, since 1973, located within the car-manufacturing plant, that outsold its cars in 2015. nbcnews.com/business/auto…
Mark Mothersbaugh (of DEVO) incorporated the phrase "We smell sausage" into many of his works (including the Rugrats theme) to screw with conspiracy theorists youtu.be/-izS9AG2C3Q?t=1m…
Otto von Bismarck challenged a rival politician to a duel, but backed out after learning that his opponent choose to fight with two pork sausages, one infected with roundworm. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rud…
Jim Henson offered to give 30% of the Muppets to singer/sausage guy Jimmy Dean who wouldn't accept. The stake would have been worth over $200M when Disney purchased the company. styleweekly.com/richmond/…
The British Board of Film Classification prohibits the appearance of nunchucks in any film to be shown in UK theaters. This ban goes so far as to include two linked sausages wielded like nunchucks, as seen in 1990's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." stephenfollows.com/raters…
The longest sausage in the world was nearly 40 miles long... well TBPH 62.75 km (38.99 miles) in length. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
Today I learned of Saucisse (1998–2014, "sausage" in French) a dachshund in France who gained fame in France as the protagonist of a book series. He also was a candidate in the 2001 mayoral elections of the city of Marseille. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sau…
The initial Dialysis machine was built during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands "...using sausage casings, beverage cans, a washing machine, and various other items that were available at the time." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dia…
The longest sausage ever made was 62,745 meters long and weighed 45 tons romania-insider.com/roman…
Today I learned of the "Sausage War"- an event during the Winter War between Finns and Russians where the Russians took the Finnish by surprise, but stopped at the Finnish cook tents where the starving soldiers found fresh cooked sausage and ate as much as they could, allowing time for the Finns to regroup. rarehistoricalphotos.com/…
Germans were banned from eating sausages during WWI because intestines of 250,000 cows were needed to make each Zeppelin theguardian.com/lifeandst…
Man has eaten blood for centuries. A Halloween meal of real food that people still eat could consist of blood pancakes, blood sausage and blood soup with blood pudding for dessert. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
There is a National Hot Dog and Sausage Council that exists to promote the hot dog and sausage industry en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
In Sweden and Denmark, pea soup is sold in plastic, sausage-like tubes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea…
The real "Sausage King of Chicago" was a German immigrant who murdered his wife in 1897, and disposed of the body in his factory's furnace. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Volkswagen does not just make cars, but also Currywurst (Curry Sausages) as well as selling their own ketchup. Currently, Volkswagen sausages sells better than its cars. youtube.com/watch?v=YwpzF…
The Witchcraft Act 1735 banned pork pastries such as sausage rolls in Britain on Halloween. The law wasn't repealed until the 1950s. visitscotland.com/blog/cu…
In Ancient Rome, whole pigs were stuffed with sausages and fruit, roasted and served on their feet. They were split open and its "guts" would spill in front of diners. They were called Trojan Pigs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anc…
"Vegetarian" Hitler ate squab, sausage, and caviar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ado…
Jimmy Dean who performed the song Big Bad John in 1961 is also the creator of jimmy Dean Sausage Company. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
There is a Hot Dog & Sausage Council which not only informs you but guides you and set rules on how to make and eat a HotDog hot-dog.org/

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