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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Grandaunts, Driving & Daimlers
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 15:31:18 -0000
The fact that many unthinking Brits and Americans say "Great-Aunt" for
someone who is actually a GRANDAUNT doesn't make it either smart, clear,
consistent or coherent.
Here's a Smarter System...
For Real Genealogists.
1. Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Uncle, Aunt
2. Grandfather, Grandmother, Granduncle, Grandaunt
3. Great-Grandfather, Great-Grandmother, Great-Granduncle,
4. Great-Great-Grandfather, Great-Great-Grandmother,
Great-Great-Granduncle, Great-Great Grandaunt... [2nd Great-Grandfather,
And so forth...
See how straightforward, clear, consistent and coherent that is?
Lux et Veritas et Libertas
Vires et Honor
Veni, Vidi, Calcitravi Asinum
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