y-DNA haplogroup jokes


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Scots Appalachian ("Hillbilly")
Y-DNA haplogroup
R-M222 (NW Irish)
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I thought of injecting a little humor into the often contentious and heated topic of y-DNA. Y-DNA jokes ahead, beware.

Q: Why does R1b dominate so heavily in the Basque country?

A: Because I couldn't make it that far out.

Q: Someone asked me if I would help them find a common paternal ancestor between most Sami and Chinese. I replied

A: "Um, NO?"

Q: What is the most common y-haplogroup among pirates?

A: R, matey!

Q: How do we know that modern Europeans are smarter than ancient Europeans?

A: The ancestors of virtually all Europeans once got an "F" in Genetics.
This one requires some knowledge of Computer Science/software development:

I wrote a software application in Lisp that can tell you your y-haplogroup. See here - I send it my STR's as an input list, and I get my answer back - "T"! Oddly enough, everyone here seems to either be a T or an N1l. Isn't that odd?
lollll last one
Why is the Road to Damascus nowadays populated mostly by Muslims? Too many jay-walkers.
Why did the Y-DNA refuse to join the genealogy club?
Because it didn't want to share its father's lineage – it's too paternalistic!

How does Y-DNA tell a "dad joke"?
It repeats itself.

Why did the Y-DNA decide to go on a vacation?
It needed some "time off" from its paternal duties.

Why don't Y-DNA molecules ever get lost?
Because they always follow their "father's directions."

Why do Y-DNA molecules make great stand-up comedians?
Because they always deliver their punchlines in a straight line!

Why was the Y-DNA always calm and collected?
Because it knew it had everything under "fatherly control."

Why did the Y-DNA become a detective?
It loved solving paternal mysteries!

How do you make a Y-DNA molecule laugh?
Tell it a "fatherly" funny story.

Y-DNA's favorite music genre?
"Father and Son" by Cat Stevens.

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