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Thread #79224 Message #1445820
Posted By: GUEST,Uncle DaveO
29-Mar-05 - 10:13 AM
Thread Name: BS: Second Joke Thread for 2005
Subject: RE: BS: Second Joke Thread for 2005
A lawyer named Strange died, and his friend asked
the tombstone maker to inscribe on his tombstone,
"Here lies Strange, an honest man, and a lawyer."
The inscriber insisted that such an inscription would
be confusing, for passersby would tend to think that
three men were buried under the stone.
However he suggested an alternative: He would inscribe,
"Here lies a man who was both honest and a lawyer."
That way, whenever anyone walked by the tombstone
and read it, they would be certain to remark: