Date: Mon, 9 Oct 1995 10:34:11 -0500 From: "Kathleen M. O'Neill" Subject: Re: miscellany, lexical >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 >gap (bill?)? In Chile, if that's what you wanted, you ordered "un completo", >which was amazing in its toppings, and very messy. My mouth is watering, let's >not get back on junk food, please. > >Ellen JOhnson >Univ. of Memphis (native of Atlanta) >ejohnson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > 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." Kate