Friday, April 07, 2006

Read 'Em and Weep

Taphophile Joe Baker at has a good eye for odd inscriptions. He found one in Edinbugh that read "Out haunting," and another in North Belfast with a morbid message and inexplicable punctuation:

Moulders Here
Even in death, one Oxfordshire gentleman couldn't help but brag of his longevity:
Here Lyes
Stephen Rumbold
He Lived To Ye Age of 100&1
Sanguine & Strong
A Hundred to One
You Don't Live so Long
And then there is Sarah Young of Liverpool, whose love for Christ knew no bounds:
Here Lyeth
Sarah Young
Who went to
Sleep with
6th Jany 1741

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