Lonetester mentioned in her blog on 18/8/2014 that Megan Smolenyak was a genealogy adventurer.
Today I was directed to a new Australian genealogy blog, Underneath the Flight Path. In the article I first read there was a link to a post that talked about a novel way to label births, deaths and marriage columns in newspapers as The Cradle, The Altar, The Grave.
1893 ‘Advertising’, The Prahran Telegraph (Vic. : 1889 – 1930), 4 November, p. 2. , viewed 04 Dec 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article144502115
Corpse Gate: Read about it on The Southern Graves blog here:
Gore Hill Cemetery, Sydney, Australia
Genfunny: A cartoon, joke, parody or some other humorous item relating to genealogy.
New Zealander Jan Gow described herself in an interview in the Deseret News as a Dry Mormon.
The article describes a Dry Mormon as one who “is not a member of the church, but like millions around the world, has a deep-seated addiction to the family history hobby.”
I happened across this mouthful of a word from Japan on the OxfordWords blog and I immediately thought how appropriate it was for family historians.
Natsukashii: This adjective is commonly used when something evokes a sense of nostalgia for the past or fond remembrance. It is not a wistful longing, but a happy look back at a past memory, for instance when looking at old pictures from childhood.
There is also an article on Natsukashii here: http://www.trussel.com/jap/remember.htm
I received this message on Facebook from my genimate Lilian today.
“Jill Ball, this is for you, to add to your genealogy dictionary.
(I have a sore ankle and am ‘resting’ and a cousin recommended this.)
RICE …. Research, Index, Confirm and Excel”