Whether you're shopping for a full-time hot dog history buff or just someone who likes cool stuff and an occasional chili dog, there's plenty of frankfurter-related merchandise to choose from.
Pretty much anything that can be shaped like a hot dog is out there. We found hot dog jewelry, hot dog lighters, hot dog hats, even hot dog flash drives and cel phone charms from Japan. There's also a hot dog phone from the 1980s that you could probably find at a yard sale or ebay.
Then you have meat-packing plants and hot dog stands around the country that will FedEx giant gift packs of hot dogs and chili, various hot dog cooking contraptions, and all styles of hot dog apparel. Here are ten interesting gifts to give this year.