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I am a Software Development Engineer in Test working for the Windows Sound team. You can contact me via email: mateer at microsoft dot com
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Raymond Chen explains some common terms for blood relatives of varying distance across cultures in his blog post "What kind of uncle am I?"
He links to a diagram on genealogy.com that I felt was lacking something... so here's my version, with consanguinary colors.
Red means "marriage is almost certainly legally prohibited."
Yellow means "marriage may be legally prohibited - check your region's laws."
Green means "marriage is amost certainly legal."