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From: Kathleen McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Opps! Shame and Scandal
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 20:41:53 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <302585.10331.qm@web84115.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


--- Kathleen McLaughlin <>
wrote:

>
> --- Suzanne Prosnier <> wrote:
>
> > The five-step process outlined to meet the GPS is
> > basic logic which should always be adhered to.
> What
> > I find troubling is the statement in the paragraph
> > found above that (page 1 of the Standards
> Manual)--
> > *The untimate goal for all genealogists is to
> > assemble.......A reconstructed family history that
> > is As CLOSE TO THE TRUTH AS POSSIBLE.* (emphasis
> > added).
> >
> > My personal goal is that any genealogy I assemble
> > (constructed or reconstructed) must be THE TRUTH.
> > Suppositions, assertions, assumptions,
> > hypotheticals, whatever, should be clearly
> > identified as such and should be presented OUTSIDE
> > of the truthful genealogy--- clearly marked as red
> > flags, so to speak.
>
> Oh, but... Johnny Chester - Shame And Scandal
> (In The Family) Lyrics (also known as "Johnny be
> Fair", and sung by individuals and groups of
> different
> cultures)
>
> Woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
> Woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
>
> In Trinidad there was a family
> With much confusion as you will see
> It was a mama and a papa and a boy who was grown
> He wanted to marry, have a wife of his own
> Found a young girl that suited him nice
> Went to his papa to ask his advice
> His papa said: "Son, I have to say no,
> This girl is your sister, but your mama don't know"
>
> Oh, woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
> Oh, woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
>
> A week went by and the summer came 'round
> Soon the best cook in the island he found
> He went to his papa to name the day
> His papa shook his head and to him did say
> "You Can't marry this girl, I have to say no
> This girl is your sister, but your mama don't know"
>
> Oh, woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
> Oh, woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
>
> He went to his mama and covered his head
> And told his mama what his papa had said
> His mama she laughed, she say, "Go man, go
> Your daddy ain't your daddy, but your daddy don't
> know."
>
> Oh, woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
> Oh, woe is me
> Shame and scandal in the family
>
>
>
> Kathleen McLaughlin
>
>
>
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Kathleen McLaughlin


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