That's pretty rare, isn't it? Most hot dogs and burgers are served on soft bread; sandwiches are served on bread with a thicker, more developed crust...Even if it's the same size, shape and constituency of bread in both cases? I.e. the same item?
I come from an Irish Catholic family and live in New England, it's true. I never really thought that it had an effect on my speech patterns, but I've only been on these forums for a week or so and I've already gotten a few such responses.... or more likely the Republic of Ireland.
The town names tell you where the majority of the white settlers in the 17th and early 18th centuries came from. For instance, in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine near or on the coast, there are: Ipswich, Amesbury, Salisbury, Hampton, Portsmouth, Exeter, Wells, Scarborough, Falmouth, Portland, Durham, Bath, Bristol, etc., to say nothing of Boston.It is in New England, after all!