Mudcat Café message #1840133 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #94873   Message #1840133
Posted By: Midchuck
21-Sep-06 - 12:48 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Diamond Joe--'diamond studded jaw?'
Subject: RE: Origins: Diamond Joe--'diamond studded jaw?'
My understanding was that it was a way of keeping one's personal wealth in a way that would minimize the likelihood of it being stolen or lost.

Peter.