The first "dipdog" that I ever had was back in the '60s at drive-in restaurants in East Tennessee. The difference between a dipdog and a corn dog was that the dipdog used a flour based coating versus a corn meal based coating. Up until about six years ago I was still able to get a dipdog at the "Brenmark Drive-In" in Morristown, Tennessee, which is now closed. Any of you ever had a dipdog???