1/06/2009

Curious Josh: How They're Related...

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I love hanging with my brother when I come home. And, since I've been home this Christmas, I've been bugging him to watch any of the three volumes of Ducktales that he owns on DVD. Well last night, he finally caved.

Watching this brilliant example of animation brought to mind a question that had plagued me for some time: How exactly are Scrooge McDuck and Donald Duck related? After all, both are refered to by Huey, Dewey, and Louie as "Uncle". But even Donald calls Scrooge "Uncle".

Well, according to wikipedia, Scrooge is the maternal uncle of Donald, making him Great Uncle to Huey, Dewey, and Louie. Which makes Donald's mother Scottish.

And now you know...

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