- Stuart Piggin notes that Lee " exuberantly led the resurgence of Reformed theology among Queensland Presbyterians ."
- The most important member of the firm in many ways, though, appears to be their managing clerk, an " old " bachelor named Horace Piggin.
- In a rather Dan Ratheresque moment, Brokaw conceded that a lot of what America was hearing sounded like " piggin English, " a quite appropriate mispronunciation.
- Cragin made a specialty type measure called a " piggin ", which was a small wooden pail with a handle formed by continuing one of the staves above the rim.
- The macho side of the story is told in Diggin'In and Piggin'Out : The Truth About Food and Men, by Roger Welsch ( HarperCollins; $ 23 ).
- Once the calf is on the ground, the roper ties three of the calf's legs together with a short rope known as a tie-down rope or " piggin'string ".
- Stuart Piggin suggests that they combined " revival " mentalities, and that occasional visitors to their meetings " have been impressed by the Christian calibre of those who attended and could not fault the Scriptural teaching ."
- The horse is trained to slow once the rider is completely off the horse and has reached the steer, but to keep the rope taunt while the contestant ties three of the steer's legs together with a " piggin string " using a half hitch knot colloquially called a " hooey ".
- Inside the church, above the altar column to the right, is a figure of Saint Florian holding piggin of water over the church; the church is depicted with the bell tower to the right side instead of at the front, where the new bell tower was built after the old bell tower was torn down in 1825.