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From: "Jean R. Legried" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Eppraisals and gynecology, etc.
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 16:48:30 -0600
At 02:05 PM 3/24/01 -0600, Mills wrote:
> > One time when we offered genealogy for seniors, it got misinterpreted as
> > "gynecology for seniors." I had not laughed so hard in ages!
>Would y'all believe that my occupation on the 1980 census actually *is*
>shown as gynecologist? Long story, of course. But I asked the enumerator
>several times to change it after I saw what she wrote. She *said* she would
>when she got home and could use a bottle of white-out. I knew it would never
>happen when, as her last words to me, she said "Well, it sure is nice to
>know there's at last a female "female doctor" in town."
>The Millses gave up on that town eventually, although Gary thought it was
>neat when the local newspaper publicized a lecture on genealogy to a civic
>group by "Dr. Mills"
>and an insurance agent called and asked if he was intereted in giving
>Elizabeth Shown Mills
As a joke my husband calls me a gynecologist! I'm always afraid he's going
to slip some day and say it in public!
Several years ago I was going to teach Beginning Genealogy in our school
district's adult and community education classes. The description of the
class said something about "finding your roots". One gentleman called the
registration office and wanted to register for "that gardening class"!
Jean R. Legried, CGRS
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