How many of you have interesting ancestors?I'm sure there has to be a few big-name descendants around.I know a little on my paternal grandfather's side - initially leaving France, and helping to…Continue
"Pfffff, half the nitwits that are muttering no big deal get all bent out of shape about Zombie Jesus.
"Hey, somebody ask the white people if they get upset about racial slurs pertaining to Asians!"
"My paternal grandfather always claimed that somewhere up the line was Mark Twain, and he thought John Adams, though he never had anything other than verbal stories from his parents and grandparents. I told my father I'm going to start…"
"I've had a chance to go over my family tree. Besides the previously mentioned personages I am related to:
Jesus (a brother)
Some guy who did something that was not very intersting at all somewhere in Ireland
"On my father's side, I'm descended from dirt farming peasants from the Netherlands, and starving peasants from Ireland. On my Mother's side, dirt farming peasants from Russia, so poor, they had meat when the chicken died (Note:…"
"Great Grandpa the guy whose picture I use as a avatar..... Quana Parker, is pretty well known, another interesting relative from about the same time period is Deacon Miller...several incidents from his life were used in the Clint Eastwood…"
"Because most Americans and Canadians are of either UK / British Isles ancestry or French ancestry or both . . . because it was the British Empire and the French Empire that did most of the colonizing of most of North American north of…"
"My family loves the claim that they have no royal blood, at least in my direct ancestry it looks that way.
We're Sweboz/Suevi/Suebi/Suecos, a German tribe that became big and then sort of kinda dropped out of the stage right before the…"
"We have a public health system which is really good for emergencies. But i also have private health to cover things like dental, optical and physio.
As for retirement funds, that is set up very well here. I will start paying extra into it once i…"
"I picked a 9mm because of ammo capacity. I even got after market magazines that hold two extra rounds. I picked a 147gr bullet because I wanted the biggest bullet I could get in 9mm, and I picked a fort knox handgun vault because I…"
"yep, i have read that. the snowball method got me out of debt!
I will most likely follow his methods, although i think the terminology is a little different here in Australia, so I will need do a bitmore research."
"I guess it does sound simple when you put it like that. But should I allow my opinion on the subject make or break a relationship? What if she says that she'll stop? Does this make things more complicated?"