I was just using the term Geneamecca in a blog post and thought that I’d share a link to the term on the Geneadictionary but I found that it was missing. I am rectifying that situation.
I thought that I had coined this term, Geneamecca but before laying claim to it I did a Google search I found that a blogger, Jeanine M Thompson, had used it in a blog post in 2009. Perhaps others had also used it before. In that post the blogger described Salt Lake City, the Geneamecca as ” the “ultimate destination” for any genealogist! “. Becky Wiseman has also used the term in some posts on her Kinexxions blog
“1.1 as noun a Mecca A place that attracts people of a particular group or with a particular interest.
So Salt Lake City is a mecca for genealogists – a Geneamecca – a place every geenalogist should visit at least once in his or her lifetime
Read more: http://indianadillmans.blogspot.com/2011/03/saturday-night-genealogy-fun.html#ixzz3BmegBHYe
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My genimate Pauleen blogged about Slow Genealogy yesterday. From the comments on her post Reflections on Slow Genealogy I can see that her post resonated with more genies than me.