weiner vs wiener : Common Errors in English

About weiner vs wiener

The Vienna sausage from the city the Austrians call Wien inspired the American hot dog, or wiener. Americans aren’t used to the European pronunciation of IE as “ee” and often misspell the word as “weiner.”

wiener Meaning(s)

  • (n) United States mathematician and founder of cybernetics (1894-1964)
  • (n) a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

weiner in News

  1. Weiner to UFT: Runoff with me

    No one ever said Anthony Weiner lacks confidence. In a private meeting with the city’s powerful United Federation of Teachers, the mayoral candidate pronounced he would make it out of the Democratic primary into a runoff. And he boldly told the union leaders that they should endorse his bid...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New York Post


    Charles Weiner, 93, of West Hartford and Palm Beach, Fla., died June 9. He was the husband of Shirley Rubin Weiner. He was the son of Sadie (Boardman) and Julius... Read more »
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Jewish Ledger

  3. Weiner’s Record in House: Intensity, Publicity and Limited Results

    To admirers, Anthony D. Weiner in Congress was a tireless worker on many issues; to detractors, he was ineffectual, impatient and publicity-hungry.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: New York Times

wiener in News

  1. Nathan’s eating contest winners down 30 hot dogs in 10 minutes

    By Adam Brandolph, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Sweat poured down Jennifer “The Wiener Slayer” Grabner’s forehead as she and 11 others gulped hot dogs on Wednesday in Market Square. “I got free ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. PetMyWiener.com Joins IVDD Awareness Month to Help Educate, Treat and Prevent Back Injury in Dachshunds

    Leading wiener dog site http://www.petmywiener.com joins DodgersList to spread the news on how to educate, treat and prevent Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD) in Dachshunds. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/intervertebraldiskdisease/dachshunds/prweb10818568.htm
    on June 12, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  3. Holocaust survivors, WWII vets pay tribute to one another

    Chicago event marks anniversary for national museum dedicated to remembering the genocide Estelle Glaser Laughlin was only 13 when she and her family were taken to a Nazi death camp in Poland. Albert Wiener was a Jewish teen from Brooklyn drafted into the Army during World War II who hoped to end the persecution of European Jews.        
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Chicago Tribune

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