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True love waits for 1,001 hot dogs
We didn’t expect this to work, quite frankly.
In a declaration of love that even the Hamburgler would have to admire, a Chinese man has secured a fianceé with the aid of 1,001 wieners.
The man, named Wang, arranged the (apparently corporate-sponsored) hot dogs—one for each day he had known his girlfriend, surnamed Chen—in Chengdu’s New Century Global Centre. The pair reportedly met on vacation in Thailand, at a hot dog stand.
— Heather Schmelzlen (@anchorlines) August 22, 2014
Chen was moved by the display of tubular meat, despite a seeming dearth of condiments, and agreed to make Wang the happiest frankfurter hound on Earth. (I don’t know why I’m trying to make this funny—it’s already a guy proposing with hot dogs.)
There’s not much more to say here except: Way to throw some serious shade on that obnoxious “300 sandwiches” couple.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'