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The Origin of ‘Mladineo’

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A few days ago, somebody commented on an old post about my surname, Mladineo. They told a wonderful story about how the Mladineos bravely fought off the Turks in defense of the Venitian Replubic and how the Mladineos were given the title of Duke/Duchess. Apparently, they originate from the isles of Vis and Brac. Anyway, […]


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I am having a package shipped to me. reports that its delivery date is March 9th. I just checked the status of it and it appears to have arrived in Houston early yesterday morning. Did you catch the note: Package not due for delivery. Seriously?! FedEx has my package sitting in their warehouse but […]