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Matt Foley    1

From today's USA Today....

For every 100 Americans,

15 are German

11 are Irish

9 are African

9 are English

7 are Mexican

6 are Italian

3 are Polish

3 are French

3 are Native American

2 are Scottish

2 are Dutch

2 are Norwegian

1 is Scotch-Irish

1 is Swedish

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Scrumtrilescent    3,263

I thought it was:

it's cornbread and chicken

Where I come from a lotta front porch sittin'

Where I come from tryin' to make a livin'

or maybe:

In the town where I was raised

The clock ticks and the cattle graze

Time passed with Amazing Grace

or was it:

I said I'm from the front pew of a wooden white church

The courthouse clock it still dont work

Where a man's word means everything

Where moms and dads were high school flings

Gave their children grandmothers maiden name

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Jase    12,329

I don't know how they can say that when there are so many people like me with heritage from a dozen+ european countries.

Guess my name is english so I'd be considered english.

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Fireball77    0

I thought this was going to be about that cool show on the Nat Geo channel. That was an eye opener (re: origins based on genetic markers in mitochondrial DNA).

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