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Subject: Re: What's Happened to Genealogy
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 17:42 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
In article <b4ohqb$216pme$1@ID-60053.news.dfncis.de>,
(Fran Higham) wrote:
> However, it reminds me constantly of the
> behaviour of my Irish ancestors. Tetchy, continually argumentative,
> to take offense, love a stoush (regardless of any assessment of where
> or wrong may lie), don't bother being confused by facts, but stick to
> partisan views, only co-operate if it's absolutely compulsory and then
> if there is something in it for one's self etc, etc.
Oh yes, now I /know/ that my MAGINESS grandmother truly was from Irish
ancestry, and not Scottish as she claimed. You've just described my nature
The (formerly) red hair probably only added to things.....