Why are they called Sliders?


Old English slīdan (verb); related to sled and sledge1. The noun, first in the sense ‘act of sliding,’ is recorded from the late 16th century.


I’ve always wondered why those little burgers are called sliders, so I’m being lazy today and just leaving you with a link, in case you’re interested.  Here’s one possible explanation:


RDP: Slide


5 thoughts on “Why are they called Sliders?

  1. I think it’s because without that stick holding everything together, the fillings would just slide out of the bun and all over the person eating it – not that I’m speaking from experience (I am really) 🙂

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