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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: Ghost of Lady Witham-Jopson-Bolles
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 02:09:25 +0200
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steven perkins wrote:
> On 3/10/06, Renia <> wrote:
>>Tony Hoskins wrote:
>>>"I'm sure it is useful. But it's not medieval!"
>>>Not directly, true. But this could be said superficially for much most
>>>of what is discussed here. It's a matter of differentiating the utterly
>>>tangential from the potentially useful, it seems to me. And, I think
>>>"useful" applies to brief mentions of (for instance) 17th century Brits
>>>in America with hitherto unknown or only-beginning-to-be-realized
>>>ancient ancestries - whereby things rapidly and directly become
>>Well, in that case, why can't we discuss 17th century Brits in Britain?
> The newsgroup charter explicitly allows discussion of 17th century
> immigrants to the Americas.