Merlin's Frequently Asked Questions > About Merlin > What’s up with that weird username you use sometimes? Does “hotdogsladies” mean something dirty?
No, it does not. The name is based on a line in my favorite novel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, A Confederacy of Dunces, written by the late John Kennedy Toole. It comes from the scene in which Ignatius is attempting to vend hot dogs at a fancy ladies’ party.
I highly recommend that you read the book for yourself; it’s extremely funny.