When it comes to family history, I’m a firm believer in good ol’ fashioned legwork. I’ve done my time behind the microfilm and microfiche readers, gotten my hands dirty in some musty old archives, scratched around in boxes and boxes of old photos and documents. But I won’t look a gift Web site in the mouth.
Do you get that reference? Do you know what it means to look a gift horse in the mouth? There’s a Web site for that… called The Phrase Finder. It can come in handy when you’re trying to decipher a 19th century letter.