Secondary Source, n.
A derivative record created some time after an event, and easily identified by its repeated use of the phrase, "Near as I recall. . ."
This humor is from The Genealogist's Glossary (& Other Essential Nonsense) by Christopher Dunham and is copyright 2005 by Christopher Dunham. It is re-published here with the permission of the author. Information about the book is available at http://genealogue.blogspot.com/