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From the Archives: The Origin of the Term “Wobbly”

The following is an excerpt from a letter written by Mortimer Downing in the year 1923 and was published in the Industrial¬†Pioneer, an IWW monthly paper. “How ‘Wobbly’ Originated” “Up in Vancouver, in 1911, we had a number of Chinese members, and one restaurant keeper would trust any member for meals. He could not pronounce […]