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Definition: Hero

A gigantic sandwich consisting of a small loaf of bread, or a small oblong roll, stuffed with layers of sliced meats, cheeses, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, pickles, etc. and slathered with any variety of condiments. Its name changes depending on the region in which it is made. Some of its aliases are submarine, hoagie, poor boy, or po'boy.


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LauraPalmer LauraPalmer 8 years
umm, how about grinder? i'm from connecticut and that is what they are called...
hboogie hboogie 8 years
It would have been cool if you had done a poll to see what everyone calls them. I'm originally from South Jersey (land of WaWa), so I call them hoagies.
Diana172 Diana172 8 years
We call them pretty much everything but poor boys. That's a weird one.
daddio49 daddio49 8 years
we call them "wedges" where i come from in NY
fragiletearz fragiletearz 8 years
Takes me back to my teens, working at the sub shop. Great idea!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
Oh my god that looks so good right now. Is that salamai I see on that? Yum. It'd be interesting to see what kind of meats taste better with what kind if cheeses on this subs.
esk4 esk4 8 years
ah what I wouldn't give for a nice big soft shell crab po'boy
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I'd like to tackle one of these sometime...
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