Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/03/27/a_reader_writes/

Dear Reg: What is a 'Lag' and a 'Jacksey'?

Our prison mobe coverage a bunch of arse, protester suggests

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 27th March 2014 06:04 GMT

It's Thursday, and we could all do with a bit of light relief at the end of the week, so here is some, in the form of an entertaining email which landed in my inbox earlier this week:

To L. Haines,

What is a "Lag" ?and what is Jacksey" [sic] ? (article seen on Google TODAY!)

Would you be speaking SO RUDELY about a person if NOT a prisoner??

It just shows media/journalist's [sic] prejudice against those incarcerated.

I suppose a journalist such as you will go as far as supporting your peer's [sic] who phone hack ....anything for a good story eh??

Regards
Cecilia

I assume Cecilia is referring to this story, entitled "Lag caught with phone charger up jacksie", and to address her points in order: