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Subject: Re: More about Olaf?
Author: Chrisell   (Authenticated as Chrisell)
Date: September 19, 2004 at 11:31:52 PM
Reply to: More about Olaf? by Andy
I don't know for certain, but I would suspect that it has to do with worship or veneration of ancestors - "ancestor's descendant" could be taken to mean "person having ancestors". ie, a child who could, by extension, be proud of having ancestors and knowing about them.

Just a guess but it makes sense to me!

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