Monday, 19 March 2007

From the New York Times letters page...

To the Editor:

The Irish, Scots and Welsh are suspicious that the pronouncement from the University of Oxford that they are genetically related to the English is a thinly veiled attempt at social climbing by the English.

James M. Farrell
March 12, 2007

(Great post here by Tom Watson (not that one) on the international roots of modern Irish mythology.)

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