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From: "Trudie Thompson" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Off Topic Try this Url
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 11:57:22 -0800
Don't get mad please but I'm
Sorry I have to agree with those that don't think this is Genealogy. Below
is the Rootsweb Mailing list for this and as it says it" keeps the Genealogy
Lists from getting crowded with ungenealogy topics."
This is a very helpful List usually but do we need 3 days of how to use a
Knife, or boil and egg.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lin" <>
Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 10:51 AM
Subject: Re: [Lon] Off Topic
> Hugh threw in the towel, Keith, because there were many people trying to
> tell him how to run the list.
> I am running it as I hoped Hugh did, and these discussion belong on the
> London List, they are our History.
> As it is Christmas, and the topic relevant, I have relaxed the rules a
> I have said ok to them, so I am sorry if that disappoints you.
> While I am List Admin, these discussions will remain
> List Admin
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Keith NZ" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, December 22, 2005 6:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [Lon] Off Topic
> > Knives, forks, boiled eggs, et al.
> > soc.culture.england and soc.culture.britain are newsgroups that this
> > of discussion is better suited to.
> > This, I thought, was a list dedicated to genealogy discussion but
> > currently is far from it.
> > No wonder Hugh threw in the towel.
> > Keith Wellington, NZ
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Friday, December 23, 2005 7:14 AM
> > Subject: [Lon] Off Topic
> >>> From: "Lin" <>>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Lon] Unsubscribe
> >>> I was glad to see your comments Lin. I'm sure many people enjoy these
> >>> little journeys down memory lane into our recent past. As you say, it
> >>> gives a glimpse of our heritage and parts of our culture which have
> >>> disappeared. I've also found it helpful as when these lines of
> >>> discussion develop they often bring to the surface events, people and
> >>> names that have been long forgotten and sometimes these can fill in a
> >>> "missing link". It's surprising what long forgotten memories we
> >>> up at times.
> >> Barbara
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