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Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] offsubject Humor
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2001 15:21:02 -0700
I can relate to some of these..
Spencer and Audrey wrote:
> Good evening,
> Just though I'd share a little geneology humor that I found on my trees.com!
> Audrey russell
> Genealogy-You Know You Are Addicted When:
> by Cindy Carman
> a.. You frequently vacation in Salt Lake City and you don't ski.
> b.. You've actually read the lastest GEDCOM standard.
> c.. When someone asks if you like fish you reply "Only if the microfilm reader magnifies it enough".
> d.. Your car bears a bumper sticker that reads "WARNING! I brake for cemeteries".
> e.. At your death your Will demands that your obituary be listed in 55 different newspapers so your descendants will be able to find it.
> Top Ten Signs You've Hired a Bad Professional Genealogist
> a.. 10. He brings a sample book of Pedigrees for you to pick from.
> b.. 9. He charges you $2500 to photocopy the entire New York City phone Directory.
> c.. 8. He tells you he photocopied the New York City Phone Directory because your surname appeared on every page. Your surname is Page.
> d.. 7. His credentials include a Certificate from the book "Professional Genealogy for Dummies".
> e.. 6. His list of important pedigrees he has researched include "Two Modern Day Monarchs Burger King and Dairy Queen".
> f.. 5. He lists the proof for your connection to the Royal lines as "Psychic Hotline".
> g.. 4. His motto is "Don't confuse me with the facts."
> h.. 3. He shows you his Accreditation Certificate and you see a Cracker Jack symbol in the corner.
> i.. 2. He promises to prove the burial place of your ancestor only if you furnish the shovel. And the number one Sign You've Hired a Bad Professional Genealogist:
> j.. 1. After you've sent your Family History Manuscript to the printer he tells you, "April Fools! I made up the whole thing."
> Copyright © 2001 Cindy Carman. All rights reserved.
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