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From: Don Kirkman <>
Subject: Re: What is the meaning of the term "Scot-Irish"
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 14:47:43 -0800
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It seems to me I heard somewhere that Allan Connochie wrote in article
>"Bob Builder" <> wrote in message
>> "Renia" <> wrote in message
>> > >>Anyone who believes Bible genealogies really is a nut.
>> > > Why?
>> > Because it is biologically impossible to go around begatting kiddies
>> > when you are 500 years old.
>> Precisely what chapter and verse are you referring to here ?
>"after Noah was 500 years old, Noah became the father of Shem, Ham and
Genesis 7 what? Actually, FWIW, it's Genesis 5:32.
As Sportin' Life sings in Porgy and Bess, "What good is livin' if no gal
will give in to no man** who is nine hundred years?"
* Gershwin's composition "It Ain't Necessarily So."
** Methusaleh, who holds the Guinness record for longevity, reportedly
died at age 969 (Gen. 5:27).
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