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"Kebbie - a rough Scottish walking stick, similar to an Irish shillelagh, with a hooked head."
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A part of my ancestery is Scottish (Buchanan). In addition, geologists owe much of our foundation to those Scotts.

And so, some future stick must be named "Kebbie."
 

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I've seen this illustration before, as most here likely have. But it seemed worthy of posting or reposting.

"Detail from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Magazine, July 12, 1870, depicting a riot in Manhattan between Irish Catholic and Protestant Immigrants"
 

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