earlier specimen of gank and o.g.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Aug 1 03:28:47 UTC 2000

At 11:01 AM -0400 8/1/00, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
>In a message dated 7/31/2000 3:22:34 PM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:
><< I'm not sure whether that's the sense of o.g. involved here.  The
>o.g. in the 1989 Trib cite is the gankEE, not the gankER, i.e. the
>object of the verb "gank".  Unless the presumably defenseless
>"elderly woman" is the original gangster, but that seems unlikely.
>  >>
>I assumed that o.g. stood for 'old granny'

for what it's worth, I couldn't decide between 'old girl', 'old
granny', or neither of the above.  Definitely not 'original
gangster', though.


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