There’s something wrong with this family tree – something very wrong indeed

A lot of people have jumped on the genealogy bandwagon these days, with DNA kits fairly affordable to the securely employed, and more people now realising they six per cent Viking and one per cent North African or whatever.

This family tree, however, is just a tool for students of French to use relationship words:

“Hubert est le père de Fabien.”

And so on.

But geneticist John B Cole noticed something amiss.

Although he didn’t actually name the problem, a glance at the chart confirmed people’s worst suspicions.

Fabius the Loremaster was reminded of the classic thriller, Deliverance.



90 seconds of highlights from Danny Dyer’s “Who Do You Think You Are?”

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