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From: "Jim Bullock" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] R1b, First Nations, and Pride in Being British
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 11:29:23 -0600
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-----Original Message-----
From: Havelock Vetinari [mailto:]
Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 11:26 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] R1b, First Nations, and Pride in Being British


Please tell me that what you have written below was not meant to be
taken seriously.


Paul D

On 5/30/05, Malcolm Dodd <> wrote:
> "At one time the map of the world was red." - No it was pink.
> Our failing memories of the actual colour on our school atlases of
> yonder years do not dim our pride of our British heritage.
> However we are a polyglot lot and should expect to see haplogroups from
> A to Z (when it is found) as well as R1b. Indeed we Anglo-Saxons who are
> I1a drove out many of the original R1b to Brittany, Ireland, Wales and
> the Highlands of Scotland. It is our Germanic dynamism that took us from
> the introversion of the dark ages to the colouring of the map of the
> World with the pink of civilisation and the Christian religion. My great
> grandfather took four months to get to Australia to spread the word - I
> jib at 20 hours on an aeroplane. David is right - we should be bursting
> with pride at our heritage.
> Malcolm Dodd in Portugal (left England as it is full of foreigners)

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