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From: Sam Sloan <>
Subject: Re: Gundred revisited
Date: Wed, 01 Jan 2003 12:01:35 -0500
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At 05:41 AM 1/1/2003 -0800, Sigvaldi Eggertsson wrote:
> (Sam Sloan) wrote in message
news:<>...
>> At 10:36 PM 12/31/2002 EST, wrote:
>> >In a message dated 12/31/2002 6:35:39 PM Central Standard Time,
>> > writes:
>> >
>> >> Dear Gordon,
>> >> I hope you are suitable ashamed of yourself admitting this, because she
>> >> could well be your ancestor!!
>> >>
>> >
>> >Actually she was, a 30th Great Grandmother. I still think that is a
strange
>> >name for a lady. I might expect to meet a Gundred in a house of ill
repute,
>> >but not in a palace. Names were different a while back though, weren't
they.
>> >
>> >Gordon Hale
>>
>> I might expect to meet a Gundred in Iceland, where I have been 14 times.
>>
>> See "My Wild Icelandic Girls"
>>
>> http://www.samsloan.com/wild-ice.htm
>
>There are no Gundreds in Iceland. For confirmation you can check the
>Icelandic telephone directory (www.simaskra.is)

Thank you so very very much. I never knew that the Icelandic telephone book
was online.

Now, I can look up all my old Icelandic girlfriends.

Already this morning, I have found two of them. I will call them to wish a
happy new year.

Sam Sloan


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