Could you please help me understand what this phrase "leg breaking" means? Does it relate to violence? Kind of threatening to break the borrower's legs?
Some of these changes were gradual. Moe had originally been one of the least likable characters on the show. He owned a dank, dilapidated bar, the meager income of which he supplemented by running a number of side-line criminal schemes. The one time he did hire a waitress, he sexually harassed her at her interview and later had sex with her. The next season, when asked by Homer if he’d ever felt “unattractive”, the leg breaking loan shark replied with an unequivocal, “No”.