12 July 2012 @ 07:40 am
Skinless Weiners  
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Singe Addams: Singe by angstslashhopesingeaddams on July 12th, 2012 03:02 pm (UTC)
I'M THE WIENER FAIRY!

*waves wiener wand*
Man Writing Slash: don't make me take stepswrite_light on July 12th, 2012 03:27 pm (UTC)
You put that back in your pants RIGHT NOW!
murakozi: pornovisionmurakozi on July 12th, 2012 03:44 pm (UTC)
What do I have to put under my pillow to get the weiner fairy to visit in the night?
Man Writing Slashwrite_light on July 12th, 2012 05:27 pm (UTC)
Wouldn't that be to TAKE your wiener? D:
murakozi: pornovisionmurakozi on July 13th, 2012 12:54 pm (UTC)
Oh. Um, never mind then. I'll just settle for a generic fairy.
Life is a riot; bloom accordingly.cpsings4him on July 12th, 2012 04:02 pm (UTC)
*cackles*
Ejia Arath: Foooreskin!ejia_arath03 on July 12th, 2012 03:09 pm (UTC)
...so the fairy gave the children skinless wieners to eat. Huh.
plumtreeblossom: recognizeplumtreeblossom on July 12th, 2012 05:03 pm (UTC)
Circumcised! It's what's for dinner!
Moem: no crosspostingm03m on July 12th, 2012 08:30 pm (UTC)
I keep wondering....
Why do folks in the US so often spell 'Wieners' as 'Weiners'?
ms_hissyfit: pic#116567158ms_hissyfit on July 12th, 2012 08:37 pm (UTC)
I always wonder too as it even makes more sense phonetically to spell it the right way.
luke_russell: pic#93957263luke_russell on July 13th, 2012 12:33 am (UTC)
Isn't it because weiners are named for the city of Wein (like hamburger for the city of Hamburg or frankfurter for the city of Frankfurt)? Weiner would seem to be the correct spelling?

Man Writing Slash: & Wincestwrite_light on July 13th, 2012 03:26 am (UTC)
They are (loosely) named for Wien (aka Vienna) in Austria. In German, the ie/ei diphthongs are said as the second letter. Wien is "veen", Wein is "vine" (wine). Wiener is the short form of Wienerwurst (Viennese Sausage).

Americans run into plenty of German/Yiddish names, e.g.
Dianne Feinstein, Albert Einstein (correctly, for English, following the German form) FINE-STINE INE-STINE,
Harvey Weinstein & Harvey Firestein (oddly, mixed) WINE-STEEN, FIRE-STEEN
Epstein (EpSTINE or EpSTEEN - as in Epstein-Barr Syndrome)
and most people have no way to know which is which nor do they much care.

The folk reasoning for this is: "When two vowels go walking, the first one does the talking." Which is the opposite of German/Yiddish, where (for EI/IE) the second one is the one we say/hear.
Good grief, it's a running gag: typos are helllady_ganesh on July 15th, 2012 01:22 am (UTC)
Oooooh. Thanks!
elmocho: Generalelmocho on July 12th, 2012 09:52 pm (UTC)
"No Skins"... so, that would be "cut" in the Craigslist ad, right?
luke_russell: pic#93957263luke_russell on July 13th, 2012 12:34 am (UTC)
I am trying to imagine a skinless frank? Like bologna with the casing removed? I think the skin is actually a GOOD thing?
murakozi: pornovisionmurakozi on July 13th, 2012 12:53 pm (UTC)
Actually, any hot dog you buy nowadays is skinless. The casing or skin is removed after they're cooked at the factory. It's really just used to keep things from falling apart until they're cooked.

If you ever see video of hot dogs being made, you'll notice that for much of the process they have a black stripe running the length of 'em. That's the casing.

Even most bologna is sold 'skinless.' You can find some brands that'll have what looks like plastic around each slice. That'd be the casing left on instead of having been removed. In the case of meats like bologna, the skin often has brand logos and stuff printed on it.
mellzie_1963: madmenmellzie_1963 on July 12th, 2012 11:04 pm (UTC)
~*~*~*~Flubber Cunt Ragbeast~*~*~*~: Frankwings_unfurling on July 13th, 2012 01:21 am (UTC)
The fact that Granny there in that first ad looks like a dude in drag makes this ad more disturbing to me. Don't get me wrong - I love me some queens, but Granny/Grandpappy there isn't even trying!
pikkewyntjie: penguinpikkewyntjie on July 13th, 2012 03:11 am (UTC)
In the second ad, I'm just glad Jean and the other adults sent the children away before they got too far into their wiener-a-trois.
mjspice: The Hobbitmjspice on July 13th, 2012 04:28 am (UTC)
*blinkblink*
Geek Queen: mst3k cardboard nasa1geek_queen on July 17th, 2012 09:04 am (UTC)
It's hard to hear/read the word "wieners" and not snicker like a 12 year old. ;D
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