Have you studied your family history?
Have you built up your family tree?
Of course there are other relations
Who're looking for you and for me.
I’ve found that a far removed cousin
Was an Earl from the Isle of Wight.
Their daughter in law, though divorced now,
Had a father, a very rich knight.
The daughter of grandmama's uncle
Fell in love with a sportsman in Spain;
Then they both went to live in Jamaica
And neither were heard of again.
My grandfather's long lost relation
Was transported for stealing a cow –
But it seems he was very productive
For we’ve hundreds more relatives now.
Family history can be quite absorbing:
It can bring you some laughs to your life -
Or you could hit on something disturbing:
Your lost cousin is also your wife.
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