Mayor Bloomberg presided over the official Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest weigh-in at City Hall Park on Tuesday, dually gracing New Yorkers with some of the most delightfully, awful hot dog puns we've heard in quite some time.
Of course, the bun puns were all in good fun, but after the umpteenth quip, even Bloomberg paused to ask the crowd, "Who wrote this sh**?"
In all, the cute presser was a nice break from the mayor's recent crankiness in light of the city's sweltering heat wave.
Click through Bloomberg's 10 awesome puns below paired with pictures of hot dogs, just because. And Happy Fourth!
H/T Andy Lee.
"I dont think theres any question this city is <strong>top dog</strong> in the culinary world."
" We've got international offerings to satisfy even the <strong>choosiest chow hounds."</strong>
"But if there's one iconic delicacy whose <strong>pedigree</strong> is pure NYC..."
"Let me be <strong>perfectly frank,</strong> this is one of my favorite traditions."
" I <strong>relish</strong> it so much, i insisted that city hall donate the condiments
"...If first ever female champ Sonya Thomas can top her record of 48 HDB's, or if one of their <strong>dogged pursuers</strong> will finally catch up, <strong>cut the mustard,</strong> and be pronounced <strong>weiner." </strong>
"No questions, it's going to be a <strong>dog fight."</strong>
"Who wrote this shit?"