Grave error

Spotted on a gravestone this morning:


I thought Stump was a pretty odd nickname for a woman, and wondered whether she had been rather short and squat. She mustn't have minded her nickname, I reckoned, for it to have been carved on her gravestone.

Then I worked out that Stump had probably been her maiden name.

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.

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