Date: Mon, 9 Oct 1995 15:28:39 EDT
From: Larry Horn LHORN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALEVM.CIS.YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: miscellany, lexical
Kathleen O'Neill writes:
Lastly, is the person who doesn't know what a hot dog "all the way" is for
real? Is this an idiosyncracy or are there other wisconsinites with the same
Terribly sorry, Ellen, but I never heard the term "all the way" used to
mean "with everything [on it]" until that posting.
I'm in Chicago, after all, and if ya want a hot dog here, ya better ask
for it "loaded" or "with the works," or even "with everything."
As at the hot-dog stand at the Zen monastery, where the standard order is
"Make me one with everything".