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From: "Carolyn Hughes" <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] No, the list is not 'moderated'
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2008 13:30:16 -0800
My Scots-Irish side won long long ago
Carolyn Mills Hughes
> [Original Message]
> From: Marilyn Otterson <>
> To: <>
> Date: 12/7/2008 9:25:50 AM
> Subject: Re: [S-I] No, the list is not 'moderated'
> Dear Linda,
> A question of genealogical import for as snowy afternoon:
> What should I do?
> I am half S-I and half English. My English side wants me to be polite,
> the other cheek, and to try not to give offense. My S-I side wants me to
> argue and, oh yes, fight! fight! In my brain, my Armstrongs are warring
> with my Drakes. So what I usually do is to remain quiet, standing at the
> side of the fight, gritting my teeth, wanting to punch somebody, but
> politely as I watch others have all the fun. My fingers tremble on my
> keyboard as the polite side keeps them from posting something snarky.
> This makes me generally grouchy. I am glad to get back to genealogy, but
> still have a lot of excess energy generated by wanting to join the fray.
> I guess all I can do is eat chocolate.
> Your old friend,
> Marilyn Armstrong Otterson
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