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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 03:57:14 +0200
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I'm Scottish (of Polish extraction) not Scotch.

Renia

Is Mise Gan Ainm wrote:
> Well, Just check the Concise Oxford English Dictionary
> [9th.Ed] to read:
>
> " Scotch, adj &n. adj,var. of Scottish or Scots. n. 1 var.
> of Scottish or Scots. 2. Scotch whisky. [contraction of
> Scottish]"
>
> So, it is an acceptable variation for Scottish people or
> Scottish whisky.
>
> ..
> "Elizabeth Lloyd" <> wrote in
> message
> news:JbMaa.18415$...
>
>>Only in the USA. Never in Scotland!
>>
>
>
>>"Shawna Reynolds" <> wrote in
>
> message
>
> news:NMLaa.10838$
> t...
>
>>>>>Scotch is a drink...Scots is correct NOT Scotch
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>That is the term that Genealogy.com uses. . .
>>>>
>>>
>>>Also, the authors of the following books:
>>>Scotch-Irish Family Research Made Simple, by R.G.
>>
> Campbell
>
>>>a.. The Scotch-Irish of Colonial Pennsylvania, by
>>
> Wayland F. Dunaway
>
>>>a.. Irish and Scotch-Irish Ancestral Research, by
>>
> Margaret D. Falley
>
>>>a.. The Scotch-Irish in America, by Henry Jones Ford
>>>a.. The Scotch-Irish or The Scot in North Britain, North
>>
> Ireland, and
>
>>North
>>
>>>America, by Charles Augustus Hanna
>>>a.. Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America, by
>>
> Charles Knowles
>
>>>Whether correct or not, it is a genealogical term.
>>>Shawna
>>>
>>
>
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