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From: "Dora Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Celts descended from Spanish fishermen, study finds
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 19:15:51 -0500
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Well, the genes clearly show most people of the British Isles and western
Europe are descended from people who lived in Spain during the ice age.
Don't know about the part where they fished, don't know about the Bay of -
What?, and association with Celts is purely historical.

Dora Smith
Austin, TX

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Subject: [DNA] Celts descended from Spanish fishermen, study finds

>> A team from Oxford University has discovered that the Celts,
>> Britain's indigenous people, are descended from a tribe of
>> Iberian fishermen who crossed the Bay of Biscay 6,000 years
>> ago.
> My vote is to now start referring to Britain's indigenous
> people as "the Spanish."
> Dale Bricker
> (S28)
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