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2011-06-27 13:17:00

CINCINNATI, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepto-Bismol announced today that for the second year in a row, Independence Day is marked by red, white and ...

2011-01-19 09:00:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's top athletes will descend on Dallas on Tuesday, February 1, to compete in one of the year's biggest sporting events: The Wingstop World Wing-Eating Championship.

2009-07-04 14:17:42

Defending Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut says he practiced hard to successfully retain his crown Saturday in New York. The 25-year-old told the New York Daily News he went into the annual Fourth of July competition in Coney Island confident he would repeat as the hot dog-eating champion of the world. I've been practicing hard, Chestnut said wolfing down a personal high with 68 hot dogs.

2008-07-08 06:00:05

By Ken Hoffman, Houston Chronicle Jul. 8--There's a ton more fun to the July 4th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest than you see on ESPN. Like Kobayashi puking ... through his nose ... after losing the first-ever, sudden death, five-frankfurter eat-off to decide the championship last week.

2008-07-08 00:00:04

By Adam Goldman NEW YORK - Joey Chestnut reclaimed the top spot at the annual hot dog eating contest in Coney Island on Friday after first tying with archrival Takeru Kobayashi in a 10-minute chow-down and then beating him in a five-dog eat-off.

2008-07-06 15:00:04

By SARA KUGLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK He's suddenly the hot dog underdog.

2008-07-05 12:00:05

NEW YORK (AP) -- Joey Chestnut achieved frankfurter immortality Friday, outdueling his celebrated Japanese rival in an epic hot-dog eating contest that pushed both of the gluttonous gladiators to the brink.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.