It's a tale as old as time, if Google Trends, Jimmy Kimmel, and at least one newspaper's historical archives can be believed: Is a hot dog a sandwich? Well, the local newspaper of Louisville, Kentucky, took itself to task last week on its corrections page to set the record straight.
As Courier-Journal Executive Editor Joel Christopher reported on Twitter, the newspaper referred to hot dogs as sandwiches in its pages on no less than 10 occasions over the last 130 years. The "most egregious" example of this, the paper said, is an instance when a hot dog was described as "a frankfurter sandwich with catchup." Yikes.
Christopher tweeted that he himself wrote the correction. Here's the tweet and the text in full: