Thursday, January 18, 2018

A Word From Yesterday - Yegg

In researching various crimes back in the early 1900s to mid 1900s the word YEGG will come up.  Yegg refers to a burglar who was usually a safe cracker.  In Delaware post offices were favored by yeggs to blow open their safes.   Georgetown post office had several attempts (one successful in 1917) to break into the safe.

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