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From: "Florence Gertsen" <>
Subject: Re: WHERE ARE
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 16:05:09 -0400


Aha!
Now we are getting somewhere! Good dictionary. Anyone else?
Florence


>From: "Brian Harvey" <>
>Reply-To:
>To:
>Subject: Re: WHERE ARE
>Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 20:55:49 +0100
>
>Hi,
>According to Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable to play hookey or
>hooky
>is to play truant, from the idea that "to hook" something is to make off
>with it.
>Regards,
>Margaret Harvey
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Florence Gertsen" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 7:58 PM
>Subject: Re: WHERE ARE
>
>
> > Does anyone know the origins of playing "hookey"?
> > Florence
> >
> >
> > >From: STAN AND JUSTINE ORME <>
> > >Reply-To:
> > >To:
> > >Subject: Re: WHERE ARE
> > >Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 20:07:48 +1200
> > >
> > >In the meanwhile - shall we tell jokes? or shall we try to do
>genealogy.
> > >
> > >It'll have to be genealogy - I haven't got any new jokes.
> > >
> > >VAUGHAN spreadsheet - will be complete by end of May and sent out to
>all
> > >contributors (hopefully - if I can somehow extend 24 hours to 36)
> > >
> > >FOUND My gggg grandmother - Sarah Brown born to Lewis Brown and Martha
> > >Gittins in Alberbury. Lewis and Martha married in Pontesbury. This is
> > >good, have been searching for a long time.
> > >
> > >LOST parents for Edward Vaughan, married Margarett Davies in 1732
>in
> > >Ellesmere Parish Church.
> > >
> > >OK, that's my lot
> > >
> > >cheers
> > >
> > >Justine
> > >
> > >
> > >PAUL BROOKER wrote:
> > >
> > > > --- Received from VCC2.BROOKER 031597127 01-05-15 09:49
> > > > -> POWYS-L(a)rootsweb.com
> > > > Justine,I would have thought Malcolm would have responded by now
> > > > to let us know everything is ok.Unless he is busy.
> > > > Guess we will just have to wait and see what happens within the next
> > > > few hours.....
> > > >
> > > > Paul.
> > >
> >
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