A sad day

Discussion in 'Waffle' started by IV4, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    I enjoy researching my family history. For all of you that do not know, on my fathers side family I always thought I was Irish. As in that was the root of my American Heritage. Recently I dug a little deeper than my Irish roots and found out we are Welsh.
    What the Fuck!!!
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    Ozmatic Chair of the Nitty Gritty Committee

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  4. danwell

    danwell BAAAAAAAAAAAAABE WAIT

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    Baaaah humbug.. Sorry for your loss.. Better luck next year yadda yadda
     
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    djad leo the lion

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    we all have our crosses to bare...
     
  6. ONSLAUGHT88

    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    Ahh well man, anything other than English is bad :teeth:
     
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    DeeGun Church of Krust

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    I´d rather be welsh than english, because englishmen are germans, fact. :teeth:
     
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    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    I thought English where cave men conquered by Germans who got raped by Vikings and then sleep with the French? To make Anglo Saxon peoples.
     
  10. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    rysk Part-time waster

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    we're all african...deal with it.
     
  12. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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    Well if people look like Rowan Atkinson, you´re actually right :teeth:
     
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    DamageCase7 Better off dead.

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    What do you call a sheep tied to a lamppost in Cardiff?




    A leisure centre.
     
  14. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    Lol! Tying sheep to lamposts used to be the national sport before rugby took over...





    Also IV do you mean your family were actually welsh before becoming irish or do you mean it in the sense that everyone on this island was considered welsh when the romans got here?
     
  15. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Not sure. They originated from some where in Worcestershire area and where a noble(possibly) family sometime before the Norman conquest. Then move to the Northern Ireland area, and eventually Canada then Chicago.
     
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    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    If I'm being honest a lot of that sort of stuff is a con I think that americans lap it up imo... People often trace their families back to round a bout the 1830s/1840's and then do a slight of hand trick and tack their family history onto one of the aristocratic families (usually by claiming a link through illegitimate children) which lets them go all the way back to the norman invasion...not that I want to piss on your dreams or anything.

    What's your surname? That's usually quite a good indication if you're looking for a sense of place...
     
  17. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    i know for a fact just by typing my second name my ancestors originated from ireland
     
  18. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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    So your name is O´Hoolahan then? :teeth:
     
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    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    O'shea?

    My last name is Willer and my family can be traced back to a Wilhelm Willer from Germany!
     
  20. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    That is the thing I always thought I came from a family of poor, dirty, drunken Irish. It does not really matter who my Ancestors are just that I enjoy trying to track them down.
    Papa Jaro have you ever researched your family history?