JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: encyclopedias - Non-relevant questions? #general

Joan C. Brown <jcb2502@...>

Merav Schejtman writes as follows:
Some people seem to regard this as an on line 24 hour help with all
kinds of non relevant questions.
Some of these questions and answers will never ever help anyone with
their family search or with tracking lost relatives (like the cheese
debate for one) >>>snip>>>>>

Family history is not just dates and places, though those are essential.
The framework needs flesh on its bones. It also consists of "cheese"
That was a delightful window on history. If we pose "non-relevant"
questions, it is because we need some guidance, not that we wish to
aggravate our fellow Genners. While it may be trying at times, please
knowledgeable ones, be patient with the learners. Don't take us to
Joan Brown

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