Category Archives: Death

A Cardiologist’s Funeral

A prestigious cardiologist died, and was given an elaborate funeral by the hospital he worked for most of his life. A huge heart… covered in flowers stood behind the casket during the service as all the doctors from the hospital … Continue reading

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‘Holding a Wake’

Lead cups were used to drink ale or whisky. The combination would sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road would, take them for dead and prepare them for burial. They were laid … Continue reading

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Burying People Alive

England is old and small and the local folks started running out of places to bury people. So they would dig up coffins and would take the bones to a bone-house, and reuse the grave. When reopening these coffins, 1 … Continue reading

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A Milkman Bequeths Bombay Property When Dying

A milkman (Doodh walla)┬áis dying in Bombay Hospital. He is surrounded by his two sons, a daughter, his wife and the nurse on duty. Says to his elder son: To you, Ram, I leave the Colaba houses. To you, my … Continue reading

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An Obituary printed in the London Times

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red … Continue reading

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10 pints of Guinness back-to-back…

A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to the crowd of drinkers. He says, “I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I’ll give $500 American dollars to anybody in here who can … Continue reading

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Where Did They Put the Rest of Him?

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