Humor for Genealogists

Another retrieval from the genealogy handouts apple boxBook Face smiling from book

  • My family coat of arms ties at the back….is that normal?
  • My family tree is a few branches short!   All help appreciated
  • My ancestors must be in a witness protection program!
  • Shake your family tree and watch the nuts fall!
  • My hobby is genealogy, I raise dust bunnies as pets.
  • How can one ancestor cause so much TROUBLE??
  • I looked into my family tree and found out I was a sap..
  • I’m not stuck, I’m ancestrally challenged
  • I’m searching for myself; Have you seen me ?
  • If only people came with pull-down menus and on-line help…
  • Isn’t genealogy fun? The answer to one problem, leads to two more!
  • It’s 1999… Do you know where your-Great-G. Grandparents are?
  • A family reunion is an effective form of birth control
  • A family tree can wither if nobody tends it’s roots
  • A new cousin a day keeps the boredom away
  • After 30 days, unclaimed ancestors will be adopted
  • Am I the only person up my tree… sure seems like it
  • Any family tree produces some lemons, some nuts and a few bad apples
  • Ever find an ancestor HANGING from the family tree?
  • FLOOR: The place for storing your priceless genealogy records.
  • Gene-Allergy: It’s a contagious disease, but I love it
  • Genealogists are time unravelers
  • Genealogy is like playing hide and seek: They hide… I seek!
  • Genealogy: Tracing yourself back to better people
  • "Crazy" is a relative term in my family
  • A pack rat is hard to live with, but makes a fine ancestor
  • I want to find ALL of them! So far I only have a few thousand
  • I Should have asked them BEFORE they died!
  • I think my ancestors had several "Bad heir" days
  • I’m always late. My ancestors arrived on the JUNEflower
  • Only a Genealogist regards a step backwards, as progress
  • Share your knowledge, it is a way to achieve immortality
  • Heredity: Everyone believes in it until their children act like fools
  • It’s an unusual family that hath neither a lady of the evening or a
  • Many a family tree needs pruning
  • Shh! Be very, very quiet…. I’m hunting forebears.
  • Snobs talk as if they had begotten their own ancestors!
  • That’s strange: half my ancestors are WOMEN!
  • I’m not sick, I’ve just got fading genes
  • Genealogists live in the past lane
  • Cousins marrying cousins: Very tangled roots!
  • Cousins marrying cousins: A non-branching family tree
  • Alright! Everybody out of the gene pool!
  • Always willing to share my ignorance….
  • Documentation…The hardest part of genealogy
  • Genealogy: Chasing your own tale!
  • Genealogy…will I ever find time to mow the lawn again?
  • That’s the problem with the gene pool: NO Lifeguards
  • I researched my family tree… and apparently I don’t exist!
Copyright (c) Lee Drew 2011-05-21 11:40:00
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