Being an author is like being in charge of your own personal insane asylum.

- Graycie Harmon

Saturday, April 16, 2011


A whining beggar is a cadger. "On the cadge" is applied to the regular "rounders" who wander from town to town telling in each place a pitiful story of distress. In Scotland a cadger is an itinerant peddler of fish.

- James Maitland's American Slang Dictionary, 1891

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