KJ (owlmoose) wrote,
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Enjoy every sandwich (or whatever)

Wow, the hamburger/sandwich/both question sure provoked a response. I think it's time for a poll.

Poll #663931 Sandwich semantics

Is a hamburger a sandwich?

Yes
12(66.7%)
No
4(22.2%)
Sometimes (explain in comments)
2(11.1%)

What key features differentiate a hamburger from (other kinds of) sandwiches?

Served on a bun
3(17.6%)
The filling is ground
0(0.0%)
The filling is shaped into a patty form
1(5.9%)
The filling is grilled
0(0.0%)
None of these items differentiate a hamburger from (other kinds of) sandwiches
8(47.1%)

Which of these items do you consider a type of sandwich?

Submarine/hoagie/poor boy/grinder/hero/etc.
0(0.0%)
Wrap
0(0.0%)
Sausage roll
0(0.0%)
Hot dog
0(0.0%)
Quesadilla
0(0.0%)
Burrito
0(0.0%)
Pork bun
0(0.0%)
Open face "sandwiches" (patty melt, etc.)
1(5.6%)
Gyros
0(0.0%)
Stuffed pita
0(0.0%)
Calzone
0(0.0%)
Bagel with filling
0(0.0%)

Most of the world's cuisines include some sort of item wrapped in flatbread (tacos, lavosh, eggrolls/spring rolls, etc.) Are these a subset of sandwiches, or are sandwiches a subset of these?

Sandwiches are a type of starch-wrapped food.
11(61.1%)
Foods wrapped in flatbread are a type of sandwich.
5(27.8%)
I see some other relationship (explain in comments).
0(0.0%)
These food items are unrelated.
2(11.1%)
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