Cousin Chart.

Ever wonder what "second cousins once removed" really means? Wikipedia to the rescue: cousin chart - via Bifurcated Rivets


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This chart belongs on thisisbroken.com. It doesn't help. Blind acceptance and rote memorization is about the only way to make sense of how people are related.
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Problem is, I easily found a scenario that breaks the chart. Say that I am "Ann" and my son is "John" - using the chart and fitting in our names we get: If one person [Ann's] parent is the other person [John's] grandparent, then they are Niece/Nephew or Aunt/Uncle. Well, no, that's only true for one of my sibling's kids and myself. Quibble, quibble.
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I get it, but the chart is still hard to read. A tree would be easier. You wouldn't believe how many second and third cousins of mine do not understand this at all!
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