On the lingua franca of stadium vendors.
1. FORKING AND FRANKING is:
a) Still illegal in seven Southern states.
b) The privilege that allows congressmen to send mail free of charge.
c) Stabbing a hot dog with a fork and inserting said sausage in a bun.
2. ROLLERGRILL may be defined as:
a) The dyslexic female superhero who fights crime with Rollerboy.
b) What's left when you strike a Rollerblader with the grille of your '74 Town Car.
c) The stainless-steel concessions-stand cooking device, with rotating metal cylinders, from which hot dogs are forked and franked.
3. In Cleveland, EIGHTY-SIX refers to:
a) Albert Belle's career number of days suspended.
b) Art Modell's IQ.
c) Product depletion at Jacobs Field, where concessions workers might say: "We're eighty-sixed on bratwurst! Fork-and-frank some Polish!"
4. New Yorkers know that SUBWAYS are:
a) Foul subterranean forms of mass transit.
b) Foul submarine-sandwich competition for Blimpie.
c) The occasional meager tips passed along by Yankee Stadium vendors to kitchen workers and other support staff. The sums rarely cover subway fare home.
5. A LOAD is what vendors call: