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assistant inspector general
Contemporary Examples

The Treasury Department announced Tuesday that it is selling off the last of its shares in the insurance company aig.
Surprise—We Made $23 Billion Off AIG! Daniel Gross December 10, 2012

The largest recipient of aig bailout money was Goldman Sachs, which received a cool $13 billion.
The Backdoor Bailout Backlash Max Blumenthal March 23, 2009

And we revert to form and complain about how our political leaders bailed out aig or the auto industry.
Lay Off, Republicans Mark McKinnon April 27, 2009

I want to hear him testify under oath about whether he knew on Day One that $85 billion for aig was nowhere near enough.
Geithner’s Wild 100-Day Ride Allan Dodds Frank May 4, 2009

His company, Starr International, is a large shareholder of aig, but not the largest by a long shot.
Don’t Blame AIG for Hank Greenberg’s Lawsuit Matthew Zeitlin January 7, 2013

Historical Examples

Derivatives in an, and ag should form their genitive according to the general Rule, ain, aig; and in pronunciation they do so.
Elements of Gaelic Grammar Alexander Stewart

Well, one day she come out a-cacklin’ an’ I went in ter git th’ aig.
The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3 Various

At: aig an dorus, at the door; aig an tigh, at the house, at home.
Elements of Gaelic Grammar Alexander Stewart

But I jes’ tole him ‘twar ez safe ez a unhatched deedie in a aig—an’ I batted my eye, jes’ so, an’ he shet up purty quick.’
The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains Charles Egbert Craddock

In South Wilts ĕ in such words as egg or leg becomes a or ai, giving us aig and laig or lăg.
A Glossary of Words used in the County of Wiltshire George Edward Dartnell


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