Dongguan sausage, additionally alleged Guandong sausage, is a actual accepted Cantonese sausage in Guangdong arena of Ceramics and in adjoining countries. Guangdong arena is amid in the southernmost allotment of the Chinese mainland. Quoted from Ceramics Circadian (http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/regional/2016-11/10/content_27330204.htm):
Legend tells of a actual abbreviate man who awash sausages for a living. As he shouldered the sausages bottomward the street, some of the best sausages accomplished the arena and were abject through the mud. Bodies laughed at him, adage he was too abbreviate to backpack the sausages. He begin means to accomplish the sausages beneath and aftertaste abnormally from others. The balm of his short, fat sausages could be smelled from afar, alluring abounding customers. Today, bodies still alarm a short, able being a "Dongguan Sausage".
It is anticipation that the Dongguan sausage was alien to Guangdong by Arab merchants in the 7th century, during the aphorism of the Aroma Dynasty.