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What is your familial country of origin?

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  1. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Patron  

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    Not Me! I'm fully Italian (though since my grandparents came from different parts of southern Italy, they acted as though they were different countries). My children and grandchildren are truly "mutts".
     
  2. ladymage

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    Indeed. And I'm dating an armenian so our children will definitely be mutts if we marry.
     
  3. Poppy

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  4. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Irish - County Cork
    Scottish - Glengarry
    English - Staffordshire
     
  5. Big_Al

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    My ancestors emigrated from Scotland in the 1700's to what is now the state of Maine.
     
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    KJ Jr Well-Known Member Patron  

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    Irish, Alsatian, Danish. Suffice it to say, the sun and I have a rocky relationship.
     
  7. USS Washington

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    The Good old USofA
    Polish, Italian, maybe a little bit of German and French, and all American! :flag_USAwave:
     
  8. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    That would be "Uh-murcan" ;-)
     
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    Lol, I like that, though I'm curious where "murica" came from, I see it being used all over the net lately.
     
  10. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Not sure, but is it sort of the way some Southerners pronounce it.
     
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    Could you tell us the exact location?
    (Just curious, since I live in that area myself.)
     
  12. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Sounds like "Strayan" or "Strine"...How we pronounce Australian apparently...
     
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    TD-Tommy776 Man of Constant Sorrow Patron  

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    So it's simply slang in referring to your respective countries, eh, interesting. :pipesmoke:
     
  15. Bundesluftwaffe

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    Prussia - Poland - German - Westfalen :)
     
  16. Richard71

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    England (Somerset) - traced back to 1754 but records then dried up. Had a Great, Great, Great Grandad at Waterloo (Grenadier Guards) and a Great Grandad went through WW1 as far as France in 1917 (via India and Gallipoli with the 60th Siege Battery, RGA) when he died of wounds. Poor bloke.
     
  17. George Patton

    George Patton Canadian Refugee

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    Northern Italy (Udine area) on one side, Slovenian and Australian on the other.

    Its a long story....
     
  18. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Graybeard Patron  

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    Am I the only one whose entire background is in one country (Italy)?
     
  19. KodiakBeer

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    So, your background is pure Carthaginian/Ostrogoth/Visigoth/Greek/Gaul/Moor/French/Spanish/German...? :whip:
     
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  20. George Patton

    George Patton Canadian Refugee

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    So, a pure descendent of the Kingdom of Sardinia, Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia, Parma, Modena, Lucca, The Grand Duchy of Tuscany, the Papal State and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies?

    OK, I got it. There's nothing purer than that.
     

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