Okay, folks, listen up for a tip. Wiener comes from the German name for Vienna, Wien. A Wiener is someone or something who hails from Wien, in this case a particular type of sausage. So all you have to do is remember it’s i before e just like in Vienna.
Thanks to Southern California Dachshund Rescue, the Daily Doxie has just learned what a “blue” Dachshund is. The blue wiener dog “is the result of a recessive gene in a black and tan dachshund. Typically, blue dachshunds lose most of their fur after their first birthday. They need sweaters in cool weather and sun-block if they are going to be outside in the sun for more than a few minutes. They sunburn easily.” Read the touching rescue story of the Blues Brothers.