The Idle American

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The Idle American
What’s in a Hot Dog?...

By Dr. Don Newbury

We’ve long been led to believe that we “can’t know the players without a program.” However, it’s generally agreed that they are needed for sports purists who want to identify all of the players, from the “stars to the scrubs.”

At the State Fair of Texas in Dallas—where they feature three football games annually during the event’s three-week run—attendees gobbling foodstuff on the midway may need programs to know with specificity what’s going down their gullets.

Or, maybe legal briefs at the corn dog place might be most helpful in determining contents of whatever adorns sticks that have been popular there for the better part of a century. The masses, of course, won’t care as long as they think they’re putting away Fletcher’s corn dogs….



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