Tague, comes from an Irish family most reputably James E. Tague, who in 1908 opened James E. Tague and Co. In 1959 (Tague Lumber is a 100-year old family-owned building materials distributor in the metropolitan Philadelphia area), the family business became Tague Lumber, Inc., son Joseph L. Tague was named President and one of four employees was his son Vincent J. Tague, Sr. While his grandfather was proficient with his horses, Vince Sr. became the master of the company's mechanical stable. His care and grooming of the big red trucks is legendary within the business and the family. The company is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
“taig” (correct spelling: “Teague) is derived from the Irish word “Tadhg”, which, according to different sources means either: “Irish”, “badger” or “bad poet”. As a surname it is now Teague. Teague and Tadh became a synonym for man: “Tadhg an dá thaobh” (Man of the street). At a later point, it became a reference to Catholics. The word/name Tague is commonly confused with the derogatory word/name Taig or Teague.
Person 1: "I still don't have the money"
Person 2: "Hey man don't be a tague get a job"
Person 1: "It's teague you ignorant wanka"