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From: Janet Crawford <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] I2b1a M284+ and Irish Exiles to Iberia
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 08:23:53 +0100
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Excuse me. Do you want to explain that statement which reeks of racism.

Janet

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 1:28 AM, Richard Stevens <> wrote:
> Buying coastal lebensraum is one thing, the desire to be thought Irish is
> another.
>
> Rich
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 20:10
> Subject: Re: [DNA] I2b1a M284+ and Irish Exiles to Iberia
>
>
>> I2b1a folks need only pay attention to the thread.
>>
>> Your saying continentals would be leery of being identified as misplaced
>> Irish?
>> Last time I was in Ireland which was September 11, 2001 a lot of the
>> lovely
>> coastal property was being bought up by Germans.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Richard Stevens" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 6:04 PM
>> Subject: Re: [DNA] I2b1a M284+ and Irish Exiles to Iberia
>>
>>
>>> The problem with a thread like this, regardless of the subject line, is
>>> that
>>> now every Spanish L21+ result will be chalked up to Irish adventurers.
>>>
>>> And that kind of thing, unfortunately, aside from the fact that it is
>>> hogwash, has a chilling effect on our ability to recruit persons of
>>> continental European ancestry for testing.
>>>
>>> I realize Ireland is the matrix of teeming multitudes, the motherland of
>>> hordes of seemingly unrelated peoples and races, but sheesh!
>>>
>>> Sigh . . .
>>>
>>> Rich
>>>
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