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  • "You see, pard, I’m no gun; don’t need it in me biz. I’m a yagg (hobo, or safe-cracker) y—a—dougle g, sir, of the honorable clan of yaggmen. Some spell it y—e—double g, but I insist on the a, sir, as grammatically more correct, since the peerless word has no etymologic consanguinity with hen fruit, and should not be confounded by vulgar misspelling.�?

    - Red, quoted in Alexander Berkman, 'Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist', excerpted here.

    June 18, 2009