Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

20/10/2006

There’s nothing abstract about the importance of genealogy lingo

Overheard at the genealogy library water cooler:

First genealogist: “I’m working on the primary source abstracts; then I’ll compile and index them. What about you?”

Second genealogist: “I’m transcribing the extracted derivatives.”

First genealogist: “Don’t forget citations.”

Second genealogist: “Naturally.”

Say what?

This is genealogical gobbledygook – the mumbo jumbo language of the genealogy world. for more click here

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