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The origin of the word ‘bangers’

The origin of the word ‘bangers’ (exploding sausages) 5th Sept 2014 Press Release: WW1 letter explodes A WW1 Beckenham family archive has brought to light the origin of the word “banger” [exploding sausage] previously thought to have come in to use in World War Two, possibly as early as 1919 [see Oxford English Dictionary and [...]