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Subject: [APG] w1G: Oops...!
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 11:19:03 -0500
Hyde Park, NY
author of _Long-Distance Genealogy_
Now you went & put your grandpa's, "Oops! Bad Moment in Genealogy!"out in
front of everyone, but I wont tell!
Your survey of such genealogical notoriety sounds interesting. The
idea that we prefer bad guy/girl ancestors, over "poor farmer" types
seems to fit w/ what we want/get from the media today.
How many miraculous healings do we hear about from ABC, etc.? How many
NASCAR fans actualy go to, or watch the Daytona 500, etc. to cheer for
the winner after 4 hours of going around in a circle (oval, that is)!
We're tuned in for the "Big One", the crassh that wipes out a dozen or
Soap box closed! Hapy Labor Day!
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