Due to some poster(s) on this forum accusing me of being a Turk, I think I need to clarify my origins.
I am not from Turkey, and never even been to that country.
I am actually Polish.
No, I do not have any known ethnic Ossetian ancestry despite my forum name, but I believe I have lots of Lah ancestry, a proto-Polish tribe from south-eastern Poland (Zamojszczyzna) who some believe (like a 19th century Polish Jew named Gumplewicz) to have been Slavicized Goths, and since Goths are actually of Ossetian origin, so I use the name.
I am at least around of 90% ethnic Polish origin, have also some minor ancestry from Macedonia (could be Macedonian, Greek, or even Vlach), and also marginal ethnic German (possibly including Austrian) ancestry.
There is a princely Ottoman family from Macedonia I could be descended from, who were apparently of ethnic Catalan origin (a splinter group of the Catalan Company that joined the Ottoman Turks), but I do not know that for certain, and as I wrote my ancestry that is apparently from Macedonia is minor (6.25% or 1/16).
Long ago some people told me I sound totally like Arnold Schwarzenegger when I say "I'll be back."
Ossetia of course is my very distant ancestral land, but I also have never been there.