Why is HAMburger beef?

#1 Posted by pcguy2 (74 posts) -

Shouldn't it be pork?  How did this wierdness start?

#2 Posted by Caje (138 posts) -

I'm guessing hamburger comes from the German city of Hamburg.

#3 Posted by Smallville123 (416 posts) -
Caje said:
"I'm guessing hamburger comes from the German city of Hamburg.
"
Sounds about right
#4 Posted by comp13 (48 posts) -

Food named after a city, Confirmed

#5 Posted by Bladefire (214 posts) -
Caje said:
"I'm guessing hamburger comes from the German city of Hamburg.
"
Ya, according to Wikipedia "The word hamburger comes from Hamburg steak, which originated in the German city of Hamburg."
#6 Posted by Riddler (1528 posts) -

BEEF > pork

anyways so who cares.

#7 Posted by Homer (1372 posts) -

Is just the way that the world goes round.

#8 Posted by NoSwear (37 posts) -

They're from Hamburg in Germany.

#9 Posted by killercuts (5 posts) -

That is why: Long Live the city of Hamburg!

#10 Posted by Gamer_152 (14109 posts) -

I live in England and before McDonalds invaded our towns and enslaved our people there were instances of hamburgers actually being called beefburgers.

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