Monthly Archives: March 2012

G4BB 60: More Mail liaM eroM

»»»»»  More Mail liaM eroM  ««««« Dear G4BB: When you were talking about Anglo-Saxon kinship terms, you mentioned the significance of “eam,” mother’s brother, and how this word eventually came to mean all uncles. Could that be why the English … Continue reading

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G4BB 59: Dygging Ye Olde Rootes

Dygging Ye Olde Rootes 59.1  Last week I left you with a conundrum. We all know what a “word” is. It is a compact way to refer to a specific thing or express a specific concept. Phrases are short groups … Continue reading

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G4BB 58: Hey LQQk…Mail!

»»»»»»  Hey LQQk…Mail!  «««««« Dear G4BB: Can you go to school for this stuff?  …from Wendy, in Woonsocket, RI 58.1  Dear Wendy: Absolutely you can, altho your choices are few and far between. In terms of 4-year genealogy programs, Heritage Genealogy College … Continue reading

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G4BB 57: Yet Still More Mail…

»»»»  Yet Still More Mail…  «««« Dear G4BB: Which of my cousins are my “distant cousins”?  …from Chumley, in Pawnsville 57.1  There are no hard and fast rules…it’s different for every family, and from culture to culture. My experience is … Continue reading

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