The Van Gogh Family Tree

After much careful research, it has been discovered that the
artist Vincent Van Gogh had many relatives. Among them were...


His dizzy aunt: Verti Gogh
His unemployed cousin: Let Gogh
The brother who ate prunes: Gotta Gogh
The brother who worked at a convenience store: Stopn Gogh
The brother who bleached his clothes white: Hue Gogh
His obnoxious brother: Please Gogh
The cousin from Illinois: Chi-ca Gogh
His magician uncle: Where-diddy Gogh
His Mexican cousin: A Mee Gogh
The Mexican cousin’s American half brother: Grin Gogh
The nephew who drove a stage coach: Wells-far Gogh
The constipated uncle: Can’t Gogh
The ballroom dancing aunt: Tang Gogh
The bird lover uncle: Fla-min Gogh
His nephew psychoanalyst: E Gogh
The fruit loving cousin: Man Gogh
An aunt who taught positive thinking: Way-to Gogh
The little bouncy nephew: Poe Gogh
The bouncy nephew’s brother who lives in Penticton: Ogo Poe Gogh
The grandfather from Yugoslavia: U Gogh
A sister who loved disco: Go Gogh
A pregnant sister: Pre Gogh
The grandmother who was a 1950’s carhop @ A&W: Letsall Gogh
His Italian uncle: Day Gogh
His uncle with a corporate image: Lo Gogh
His niece who travels the country in a van: Winnie Bay Gogh
And the moroff who browses joe-ks.com: Where2 Gogh

And there ya Gogh...



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I think the family was from Hungaria. (talking about Noah's Ark) - Archie Bunker

You can't choose your ancestors, and neither can your descendants. - Unknown

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If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. - George Bernard Shaw

We do not inherit the earth from our parents. We borrow it from our children. - Unknown

Live so you won't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. - Will Rogers

If we stand tall, it's because we stand on the shoulders of many ancestors. - Unknown

It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man. - H L Mencken

No Chinese Catholics are allowed to worship ancestors in their familial temples. - Pope Clement XI

Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal. - Robert Louis Stevenson

To lose one parent may be regarded as misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness. - Oscar Wilde

The family you came from isn't as important as the family you're going to have. - Ring Lardner

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth. - Alex Haley

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

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The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. - Bertrand Russell

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. - Oscar Wilde

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his. - Helen Keller

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The family, that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor in our innermost hearts never quite wish to. - Dodie Smith

Children despise their parents until the age of forty, when they suddenly become just like them, thus preserving the system. - Quentin Crewe

The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends. - Samuel Johnson

Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of their merits or of their demerits. - Gaius S. Crispus

In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along. - Antonin Scalia

What ya eat ain't got nuttin' to do with how old ya are. That all depends on your ancestors. It's what they call a matter of heresy. - Archie Bunker

How shall a man escape from his ancestors, or draw off from his veins the black drop which he drew from his father’s or mother's life? - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our ancestors believed in magic, prayers, trickery, browbeating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that up as 'Irish politics'. - Flann O'Brien

I'll paddle board, swim in the ocean, roll in the sand, soak up the sun, eat good food, be with friends and family and go fishing with my dad. - Behati Prinsloo

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17-Nov-2019