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History of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Updated on November 22, 2014
Different angles of the Wienermobile and a Hotdogger who was kind enough to pose for me.
Different angles of the Wienermobile and a Hotdogger who was kind enough to pose for me. | Source

Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener...

Many of us have sung the Oscar Mayer jingle quite a few times. Maybe over hundreds of times. There is something about the song that sticks in your head and makes us smile.

The jingle brings back wonderful memories from our past. Whether at picnics with friends, family cook-outs or school lunches with fellow classmates, hot dogs were usually part of the meal.

Or, possibly you are making new memories with your kids or grandchildren. Or, possibly you are still and always will be a kid at heart. I fall into all of the categories.

When is the last time you sang the jingle? How about a sing-a-long now?

Oh, I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener,
that is what I'd truly like to be,

'cause if I were an Oscar Mayer wiener,
everyone would be in love with me.

I finally had a chance to see the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and this is my tribute to the memorable moment.

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile | Source

Facts on the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

  • The first version of the wienermobile debuted in 1936
  • There are 8 active cars now that travel the USA. 6 are full size. One is a mini and the other is a food truck.
  • Every month the wienermobile gets serviced with an oil change, etc...
  • The hotdoggers who travel the country make scheduled stops to distribute whistles and stickers to the kids of all ages
  • A hotdogger's job lasts for one year. From June 1st to June 1st
  • The position is only available to senior college students who are about to graduate
  • There are over 300 hotdogger alumni
  • Only one whistle is given per person
  • The mobile's have speakers that play the Oscar Mayer jingle
  • The Oscar Mayer jingle first debuted in 1963. It's the longest running jingle that's still used
  • Hot Wheels created two diecast versions of the mobile
  • The wienermobile is 24 hot dogs high
  • It's 60 hot dogs long
  • It's 18 hot dogs wide
  • It's weight is equivalent to 140,500 hot dogs
  • There are six mustard and ketchup colored seats
  • It has an official jingle horn
  • A hot dog shaped dashboard
  • The wiener whistle was created in 1952
  • In 1958 the whistle was included in packages of hot dogs
  • You could follow the wienermobile on Twitter @wienermobile
  • Until 1988 there was a button that emitted the hot dog smell so that passerbys would crave Oscar Mayer hot dogs
  • The modern mobile's have a GPS and walk-in closet, but no bathroom

The wienermobile over the years...
The wienermobile over the years... | Source

My story about the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

I read a post on Facebook by the East Orlando Post that stated the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was coming to town on April 11, 2013. I had never seen the wienermobile and I was excited to finally be able to get a wiener whistle.

My husband, Dave had seen the wienermobile once, in the 60's, but times had changed since then. The wienermobile went through seven upgrades since he last saw one. He also no longer had his wiener whistle and he missed his.

My plan was to surprise him. We have an Oscar Mayer history and we needed to see the wienermobile together.

We got our free Oscar Mayer wienermobile wiener whistles and stickers!
We got our free Oscar Mayer wienermobile wiener whistles and stickers! | Source
Free whistles and stickers for kids of all ages
Free whistles and stickers for kids of all ages | Source

On Thursday morning I told him I needed to stop by Walmart. He was stunned! "Walmart?" Mind you, I'm not a Walmart shopper so that was surprise number one. He said, "let's do it." We were waiting on the light to turn green so we could turn into the parking lot, when he yelled, "I think I just saw the wienermobile!" I told him he was hallucinating. Boys will be boys.

We began to proceed into the turn lane, entered the parking lot and his illusion became a reality when the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was directly in front of us. He was beaming. He's 62 years old. Like my title says "the wienermobile is fun for kids of all ages."

We had a fun tour of the car. We spoke with the hotdoggers. One was from Wisconsin and she didn't care for Florida's humidity. The other hotdogger was from New York. They were all smiles, cheers and very pleasant. We retrieved our whistles and stickers.

My husband then said what I hoped he wouldn't...the Oscar Mayer jingle was our wedding song. Oh my. I should have said, let's keep that our secret. I forgot to mention that. The hotdoggers were all ears. There was a photographer from a local newspaper who was also all ears.

So the story goes...Many years ago Dave worked for the meat department at our local Winn Dixie grocer. I happened to be looking for a part time job. I mentioned it to Karen, a friend of mine who worked there. She mentioned it to Dave. He said I need a lunchmeat girl. Linda would be perfect. Hence, I became the Oscar Mayer lunchmeat girl. Years later when we were married the Oscar Mayer jingle was one of our wedding songs. Our story was appreciated by the crowd.

This is why seeing the wienermobile together was even more special. It was a visit to Walmart we will always remember that didn't involve a freak show.

You don't get many chances to see the Oscar Mayer wienermobile, so if this historical auto ever comes to town, go see it and retrieve your whistle. Who knows maybe one day you'll hear the Oscar Mayer jingle at a wedding reception. Chances are slim, but you never know.

Oscar Mayer commercial from 1965

Oscar Mayer Wiener Whistle Poll

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Oscar Mayer bologna commercial from 1973

Oscar Mayer wiener whistles are also available on Amazon

© 2013 Linda Bilyeu

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well there you go! I didn't even know it existed. How could I have missed out on such a cultural treasure such as this. :) Bev won't touch hot dogs...me, I love them. The worse they are for me the more I love them.

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      cfin 4 years ago from The World we live in

      I have a picture with this :)

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      Maria Jordan 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      " I love you more today than yesterday.....but not as much as tomorrow!"

      What a tender, yet meaty...story of love. Girl, you are on a roll!

      I am now " heck bent" on visiting the Weinermobile when it comes to town...Voted UP and FABI...your pic with Dave is gorgeous.

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      Stephanie Henkel 4 years ago from USA

      Who doesn't love the Oscar Meyer Weiner song! I can remember singing it years ago and my kids sang it too. That kid in the commercial was so adorable! We did see the Weiner Mobile once while driving, but it must have been so fun to see it close up!

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Linda, my all time favorite Oscar Meyer commercial is the second one you posted. That little boy is so adorable!

      Although I prefer Nathan's to Oscar Meyer, I know the jingle well. And now, thanx to you, I can't get it out of my head!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Bill, I sure hope you get to see the wienermobile one day and you and Bev get your whistles!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Way to go cfin! I bet you had a blast too!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you MM, I am looking forward to your picture with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. The schedule is posted above. You will enjoy blowing your whistle! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Steph, Yes it was fun seeing the mobile up close. The seats really are mustard and ketchup colored. Very clever concept for Oscar Mayer and their wieners! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Shauna, I am still singing the song. I apologize, but it's lots of fun singing it! :)

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi my friend Sunshine, this article brought back memories of when the Weinermobile came to our town back in the 60's and i took my brother to see it. We both got a whistles but no stickers, oh well !

      Vote up and more !!! Sharing !

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      I didn't hear about it coming to town. In which WalMart did it appear?

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      kashmir, I don't think they had stickers back in the 60's, but they do now :)

      Shauna, the Walmart on East Colonial. Near Alafaya Trail.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Ah, I don't know if I'd made the trip without my son. That would have been cool, tho! I'm in Longwood, not too far from there.....

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      That's a cruise from Longwood, today it's at Patrick Air Force Base and tomorrow at a car festival. The Orlando Sentinel listed the area, but I can't remember now.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      You know, we really should arrange to have lunch sometime. If you're in Orlando, it's definitely doable!

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      Martie Coetser 4 years ago from South Africa

      Oh, I can imagine how exited you were when you actually see the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile with your own yes, Sunshine!

      I don't think they are down here. I've never seen one and this is the first time I hear about it.

      What fun!

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      [ Danson Wachira ] 4 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      Hi Linda,

      Great and i can tell you did have a joyful moment. It is funny how kids life come to haunt us (in a better way) later in years. I would personally like to have a snap with Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, it is a beautiful site, once in a lifetime moment. Voted up and interesting.

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      THAT is one pretty 'puppy'! I have never seen nor heard of such a thing - altho - i DO live in canada..lol..

      but - i know every word of the song - and love the dogs..

      i want a ride!

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      lovedoctor926 4 years ago

      Sunshine, this is a great hub! I enjoyed this creative story. some interesting facts here too. Nice photo. I'm glad you got your Oscar Mayer Wiener-mobile. I want a ride too. lol. What a cool idea for a wedding song. This song also brings back memories of my childhood days. how cute! I enjoyed the bologna commercial too. voted up awesome!

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      Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      What a fun hub! I wonder why only college seniors get the driving job? It's neat that the jingle was one of your weddings songs. What a special and unique memory. Thanks for including the commercials. I had never seen the one from 1965 and really enjoyed it. I lived during the 1973 one, and the little boy reminds me of one of my younger brothers at that age. So cute! Loved this hub. All the votes!!

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      Mary Craig 4 years ago from New York

      Wedding songs are supposed to remind you and you have the weinermobile 'there to remind you'...I have the two Hot Wheels wienermobiles from my boys.

      So glad you two love birds got to see the dog!

      Voted up, funny, and interesting.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I think so too Shauna! There are a few hubbers who live around us and many more who live in FL, I should plan something...I'll keep you posted.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi SAA, Yes...we had fun! I don't think there is a wienermobile in South Africa. You'd have to contact Oscar Mayer to request one :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks for your comments ... dwachira, Imkarn (I hope you get that ride soon! Ha!) and LoveDoc, the wienermobile just might be making a stop near you soon, be sure and check their schedule. The Hotdoggers might be heading south! :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Vicki, I think it's Oscar Mayer's way of giving college seniors a treat for all the years they put into going to school! Haha! Reps tour the campuses each year and interview thousands of applicants, only a select few make the cut. What a cool way to travel and get paid for it!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      How cool is that Mary that you still have the Hotwheels Wienermobiles. I've seen them a few times over the years either by having them or at yard sales. I don't have them anymore, but we got our wiener whistle! :)

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      Cat 4 years ago from New York

      Sunshine625,

      This has to be the most FUN hub I've ever read! It was so cute; the factoids, the pictures, the jingles. Gee, I love bologna and I know the commercials but I never knew there was an actual Weinermobile! I would love to see it in real life. This was great, thanks so much for sharing!

      Voted up and awesome!

      Cat

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      Daisy Mariposa 4 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Linda,

      What a fun Hub!

      I saw the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile driving down a local street one day. It nearly cause a multi-car accident.

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      Faythe F. 4 years ago from USA

      I love the Oscar Meyer wiener song I sing it all the time ..except when I am singing the Oscar Meyer bologna song..My kids think I am absolutely nuts..But the grand kids love me and the songs.....I have only seen the mobile as it passed by..great hub..voting up and sharing..everyone must see it...

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Cat, I'm glad you enjoyed this hub. It's not everyday we hear about the wienermobile. I'm glad we had the chance to see one up close. Thanks!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Daisy, I could imagine a possible accident happening when drivers spot the wienermobile. There are just a few accidents reported that involved these cars. Luckily! Thanks for your comment.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Fay, I could so relate! My kids think I'm nuts also, but my grandkids love when I sing the songs. Keep on singing! ;)

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      Michelle Clairday 4 years ago from Arkansas

      Great job! I guess we are twice in a lifetime people. We passed it going to a nearby city for a zoo trip then passed it on the return trip that afternoon. Wish we could have seen inside it. Thanks for the pictures and facts.

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      Alecia Murphy 4 years ago from Wilmington, North Carolina

      It's so sweet that was your wedding song! At least you know no one else has possibly had it.

      I think I've passed the wienermobile but never had a chance to see it. I'd love to see it. Oscar Meyer hot dogs are my favorite and they remind me of summer cookouts and parties.

      Fun hub!

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      drbj and sherry 4 years ago from south Florida

      Thanks for all this great Oscar Meyer hot dog trivia, Susan. So the song was played at your wedding? How intriguing and what fun! Do the Oscar Meyer folks know about your hot dog connection? Send them an explanatory letter and maybe they will send you hot dogs ... for life!

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      What a fun Hub! I'd sure like to see the Wiernermobile. I doubt it they would ever come to a little town like the one I live in, though!

      So nice that you and Dave got to see it!

      Great photos and videos, too.

      Voted UP, and will share.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Mommy Needs a Nap, The inside was cool. It has six comfy seats and plenty of leg room. I hope you get to sit in the mobile one day.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Alecia, I'm betting you are correct and not many people have the Oscar Mayer jingle as a wedding song. Haha! I hope you get your wiener whistle!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      drbj, I shared this hub with Oscar Mayer so time will tell if they'll appreciate the jingle news! ;)

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Mary, I'm glad you enjoyed the hub and videos. I hope you also get a chance to see the wienermobile! Be sure and check their schedule, they are in FL now. Thanks!

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      Wow this brings back memories!!! I loved the song and the wienermobile and the ot dogs!!

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      Glimmer Twin Fan 4 years ago

      Ha - This put a smile on my face this evening. I saw this once in a parade, but since hot dogs are one of my least favorite foods on earth I took a pass. My husband, on the other hand, grabbed my daughter and off they went to get their whistles!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I have seen this vehicle around and about, it is exciting! You both looks so sweet in the pic with the wienermobile. Glad you had a good time. THanks for the reminder of how much fun it is to catch one of these rare moments.

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      Dilip Chandra 4 years ago from India

      Interesting read, i like this hub. Well written, i never know about this. Thanks for a good hub. Voted UP and shared!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Audrey, I'm glad this story brought back pleasant memories for you.

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Glimmer, I still would have went for the whistle alone. This weinermobile doesn't serve hot dogs, just treats :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks for stopping by to visit the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile Dianna and Dilip.

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      Denise Handlon 4 years ago from North Carolina

      What? ! Billybuc didn't know that the Wienermobile existed? How could he have missed that one??? lol

      I LOVED this hub for the following reasons: 1. funny 2. interesting 3. memories of when my husband and I saw the W.M. parked near a Coney Island promoting the restaurant. I was as excited as your husband and my dearly departed guy was very tolerant of any of my shenanigans. He took pictures of me standing near the giant wiener, and we did tour the inside, also. It was so much fun. Of course, we did get our whistles and stickers. When I later reported this exciting news to my teenage daughters and offered to take them back there they quickly declined and counted their blessings they had not been subjected to their mother's crazy and embarrassing behavior, (in public, mind you!).

      Many years later, that same youngest daughter, now married with two young kids of her own, saw the Wienermobile with her family, got the whistles, stickers and postcard and I occasionally tease her about it.

      Funny how age has a way of changing our perspective and allowing us to relax and have fun.

      UP/Funny and Interesting and sharing. lol

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      Kalpana Iyer 4 years ago from India

      This is an interesting piece of info. Never knew such a thing existed! Hearing about the Wienermobile for the first time. Your story is super cute too. Voted up!

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      Sherry Hewins 3 years ago from Sierra Foothills, CA

      What a fun hub! I've seen the Wienermobile a couple of times, I never thought to stop and get a tour though. If I ever run across it again I'll have to stop and get a whistle.

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Denise, My daughter reacted the same way until she saw my photos and then realized it would be fun to see the Wienermobile. My granddaughter was in school, she missed it. She also still wants my whistle. I gave her the sticker :)

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks for your comment diva! ;)

      That's a great idea Sherry! The wiener whistle rocks!

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      Michelle Liew 3 years ago from Singapore

      For the love of a good hot dog!!! Delicioso, and thanks for sharing!

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Well who would have thought it? lol! you never fail to surprise me! at your wedding? great story, and to be honest I had never heard of it before, or saw that great vehicle! mind you, we don't call them wieners over here, just plain old sausages! lol!

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Have a great weekend Linda!

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I agree Michelle! Even though the nitrites in hot dogs are unhealthy, I will continue to enjoy them...in moderation.

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Nell, At our wedding reception...yep, we did. We still have the music CD, just not sure where we placed it for safe keeping. Haha!

      A sausage, weiner, hot dog...all the same old thing! :)

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      mjkearn 3 years ago

      Hi Linda

      OK, first things first. I've never heard of these but I love the bus, sausage mobile or hot dog on wheels thingy, car.

      Love hot dogs and haven't had one for many years but one thing that I can't figure out is why can't they make a roll the same length as the sausage or am I thinking of something else.

      Lovely surprise you gave your hubby and great pic to treasure.

      Now how do I get a whistle and a job as the driver and chief mechanic.

      Yep I'll skip the bit about being your wedding song, not because I think it has cringe worthy laughter, snigger , chuckle appeal but because I've no idea what a wedding is as I've never tried it.

      Great job. Great hub. Great story and thanks for sharing.

      Voted up and shared.

      MJ.

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      Mohan Kumar 3 years ago from UK

      Just looking at the title and the pic made me grin with Joy. What an absolute blast- nuggets of history about the Wienermobile to boot! this is brilliant.

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      Jools99 3 years ago from North-East UK

      I love this ve-hicle! I want to ride in it! The only similar type I have seen over here was a huge Jaffa orange with wheels at my local shopping centre when I was a kid - it does not compare with this though, brilliant!

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      Paula 3 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Wow!! I'll bet the driver of that crazy vehicle can sure cut the mustard!

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      CarlySullens 3 years ago from St. Louis, Missouri

      Oh Linda, I love this! Maybe one day the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile can drive around AP, in Orlando.

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      Aladino 3 years ago

      Dude, I rode in the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile once. My cousin got a job drinivg it for six months. As far as I know there are multiple Weinermobiles troving the country celebrating the delicious-ness of Oscar Mayer weiners. Each team of Weinermobile drivers is in charge of marketing Oscar Mayer to a specific part of the country. I guess York was just on the list of stops.

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      Audrey Howitt 2 years ago from California

      I was just talking to a friend about this the other day!! Loved it--and love your hub!

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Audrey! Great minds thinking alike! :)

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Let me be FRANK.....you are a writer to RELISH....but right now, I have to let my DOG out and then ROLL into bed to KETCHUP on some sleep!

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Haha!! You ROCK, SFAM!!

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      Audrey Hunt 2 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Came back again to live those Oscar Meyer Weinermobile memories. What fun!

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      I have never heard about the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile. Enjoyed the read. It must have been great reliving fond memories once again!!

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      Paula Atwell 2 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Your wedding song, huh? That's pretty darned funny. I haven't seen this vehicle in person but I remember the commercials. :)

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      Ann Hinds 2 years ago from So Cal

      Do you know that it is possible to make a U-turn on Las Vegas Blvd. in Las Vegas, Nevada, (through the traffic) to get to the Weinermobile? Who cares that everyone is honking and making rude gestures? We just had to have our weiner whistle. We took friends to Vegas because they had never been there and to this day, the highlight of the trip was the Weinermobile and the whistle. Really enjoyed this, brought back wonderful memories.

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      justholidays 2 years ago

      I had no idea such an automobile would exist but now that I know, I'd like to have a ride and I also want a... whistle!

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hey y'all...Thanks for stopping by to visit the Oscar Mayer wienermobile! :)

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      kindoak 2 years ago

      Fantastic branding idea and good to see it has kept it's wonderful wieneristic design through the ages. Has this been tested in a proper wind tunnel? What if car makers discovered the bulbous design has hidden aerodynamic benefits offering more miles per gallon... Just imagine, one day all cars might look like this!

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      BigDog 2 years ago

      Great seeing all of the comments and fun memories of the Wienermobile! Check out the new online retail store of officially-licensed "Wienermobile Swag" at OhIWish.com. Lots of cool stuff, plus you get a Free Wiener whistle with every order!

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Good question and idea Kindoak!!

      Thanks for the info on the new website, BigDog!

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Aww. It brings back nostalgic memories, Linda. Great facts on this true Americana icon. Voted up for interesting!

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      HEY SFAM.....Thanks for reminding me.......it's been a long time since I've had a HOT DOG.....YUM! mustard, onions & dill relish. Maybe TWO of them! My favorite Hot Dog stand by the Lake just opened up. Too bad most of us are still wearing our winter jackets!!! Arghhhhhhhhh.

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Hi Kristen...Thanks for the visit with the Wienermobile!

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      Kristen Howe 2 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Hi Linda. You've very welcome my friend.

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Winter jackets in mid-April! Oh my...I can not imagine! I hope you get to enjoy some Hot Dogs soon Effer! Michelle is visiting Germany this weekend, we are having frankfurters for dinner in honor of her visit there! :)

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Oh how lucky for Michelle & hubby! Talk about delicious food.....Germany is the place! I'm jealous....what I wouldn't give for AUTHENTIC Viener Schnitzel!! I OD'd on it in Germany and never got sick of it!!

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I notified Michelle and David to try the Wiener Schnitzel and to have an extra one for you! :)

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Thanks.....I'll TRY like hell to taste it! :(

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Actually they passed on the Wiener and went with a Falafel pita sandwich. Huh? In Germany? Maybe tomorrow :)

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      Paula 2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      OH my gosh! Now I KNOW you taught Michelle, " When in Rome, do as the Roman's do!" Well, I guess they like what they like!

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      Linda Bilyeu 2 years ago from Orlando, FL

      They did have a hamburger in Hamburg today, even though they later found out there really isn't a connection between the two! :)

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