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"Did Catholics write their genealogies on the insides of their family bibles?"

January 18, 2021
I have personally wondered this, and posed this same question to many different people both in the United States and abroad.  It seems that the answer is, "Not traditionally, no. This is more of a…

Ano, I could have won half a million!

January 16, 2021
Any Who Wants to Be a Millionare? fans out there? J.D. Barton was thrown a basic question about the Czech word for "yes", and rather than go for the 500,000, instead he played it safe. Read more…
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