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Dog Days of Summer

Four things you probably didn’t know about hot dogs

For many Americans, the upcoming week will be full of fireworks, family—and, possibly, a couple of frankfurters.

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) is ready. The association is celebrating its annual Hot Dog Month this July.

There's a reason it's at this time of year, and not, say, in November. According to statistics from the association, people eat 7 billion hot dogs in the U.S. between Memorial Day and Labor Day—150 million of those on July 4 alone. If lined up end to end, those 150 million hot dogs would stretch from DC to LA more than five times.

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