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Hey Snoop Dogg, is a hot dogg a sandwich?

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Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?Welcome to Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich? in which The Takeout asks famous and important people to answer the most important question to ever beguile the human race.

Snoop Dogg. Snoop Doggy Dogg. Snoop Lion. Snoopzilla. It’s the capital S, oh yes, I’m fresh, N double-O P. Calvin Cordazar Broadus Jr. West Coast hip hop pioneer. Platinum-selling record artist. Film star. Philanthropist. Marijuana enthusiast. Cooking show co-host with Martha Stewart. Football coach. Gives away 3,000 turkeys every Thanksgiving. Cookbook author.

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Snoop Dogg has done nearly everything, except weigh in on whether a hot dog is a sandwich. Snoop Dogg has done it all.


The Takeout: Is a hot dog a sandwich?

Snoop Dogg: The Boss Dogg knows every type of dog. And a hot dog ain’t a sandwich. It’s a hot dog.

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Kevin Pang was the founding editor of The Takeout, and director of the documentary For Grace.

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DISCUSSION

Snoop is an icon, but even icons can be wrong (especially if they smoke weed everyday).

If you made a ham sandwich on one slice of bread folded over, you would have the exact same bread to meat configuration as a hot dog, but you would still likely call it a sandwich.

A hot dog ain’t nothing but a sandwich.