Monthly Archives: August 2007

Ancestry.com's Internet Biographical Collection Removed Permanently

Just a few minutes ago, I received an email from Ancestry.com's copyright attorney office, as a follow-up to an email … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Conniver

Conniver \Con*niv”er\, n.
   One who connives.

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Ancestry.com Puts the Cow Back In The Barn (For Now)

This is the latest episode in the recent drama of of cache hijacking and Ancestry.com's Internet Biographical Collection.  Ancestry.com announced this afternoon (August 29th) that they … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com Hijacks Cow Hampshire

Yes, it is true.  Ancestry.com has hijacked Cow Hampshire, plus many other genealogy sites that they deemed to be of value to them…

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New Hampshire Slanguage: Puckerbrush

The word “puckerbrush” usually describes an area of land that is mostly composed of scrub-brush. Often land formerly used in … Continue reading

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