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about-words (inactive)
latin-words (inactive) genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in Latin from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old Latin words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.
nicknames (inactive)
old-english A mailing list for deciphering and interpreting documents from the British Isles, from earliest times to about 1900. This list is Intended for genealogists, family and local historians, etc.
old-french (inactive) genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in French from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old French words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.
old-german (inactive) genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in German from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old German words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.
old-russian (inactive) Anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in Russian from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old Russian words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.
old-words (inactive) the discussion of old words, phrases, names, abbreviations, and antique jargon useful to genealogy.
polishlessons (inactive) to assist Poland researchers in translating Polish documents and to further their research while visiting
traduccion Traduccion means translation in Spanish. This list is for anyone needing help in translating genealogical materials and related documents and requests from Spanish to English and English to Spanish.
translations (inactive) A mailing list for anyone who can help others, or desires help, in the translation of documents that directly support genealogical research efforts.
word-origins (inactive)
words (inactive) This list provides a light-hearted discussion of English-English and American-English phrases and how they might have originated. These phrases have been passed down to us by our ancestors and have become part of our heritage (e.g., saved by the bell, turn the tables, the whole 9 yards, the upper crust).

ABOUT-WORDS (inactive)
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LATIN-WORDS (inactive)
Topic: genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in Latin from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old Latin words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.

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NICKNAMES (inactive)
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OLD-ENGLISH
Topic: A mailing list for deciphering and interpreting documents from the British Isles, from earliest times to about 1900. This list is Intended for genealogists, family and local historians, etc.

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OLD-FRENCH (inactive)
Topic: genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in French from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old French words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.

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OLD-GERMAN (inactive)
Topic: genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in German from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old German words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.

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OLD-RUSSIAN (inactive)
Topic: Anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in deciphering and interpreting written documents in Russian from earliest to most recent 20th Century times, and discussing old Russian words, phrases, names, abbreviations and antique jargon.

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OLD-WORDS (inactive)
Topic: the discussion of old words, phrases, names, abbreviations, and antique jargon useful to genealogy.

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POLISHLESSONS (inactive)
Topic: to assist Poland researchers in translating Polish documents and to further their research while visiting

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TRADUCCION
Topic: Traduccion means translation in Spanish. This list is for anyone needing help in translating genealogical materials and related documents and requests from Spanish to English and English to Spanish.

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TRANSLATIONS (inactive)
Topic: A mailing list for anyone who can help others, or desires help, in the translation of documents that directly support genealogical research efforts.

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WORD-ORIGINS (inactive)
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WORDS (inactive)
Topic: This list provides a light-hearted discussion of English-English and American-English phrases and how they might have originated. These phrases have been passed down to us by our ancestors and have become part of our heritage (e.g., saved by the bell, turn the tables, the whole 9 yards, the upper crust).

Questions: For questions about this list, contact the list administrator at words-owner@rootsweb.com.

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