A hero is a sandwich, and a Manwich is a meal

from The Pharcyde – Otha Fish Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Manwich is a sloppy joe meat sauce brand. Their slogan is: “A sandwich is a sandwich, but a Manwich is a meal”. Also, a gyro (pronounced ‘hero’) is a sandwich-esque wrap, another play on words.

It’s also a reference to A Hero Ain’t Nothin' but a Sandwich, a 1973 young-adult novel by Alice Childress.

To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “Otha Fish” by The Pharcyde Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box