Have you ever wondered why hamburger is called hamburger, eventhough it has no ham in it?-
Hamburger got its name from Hamburg, Germany, a city where a kind of hamburg steak made of shredded meat once was a popular dish. It is from these steaks that Americans borrowed the name "hamburger"and gave it to the familiar sandwich of ground beef in a split bun. Today, hamburger is one of the most popular sandwiches in the world, and is a mainstay of the fast -food industry. Hamburger is a food made up of a ground beef.
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