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"Now go away & leave me alone"...Uncle Herman never was much of a 'people-person' ;-)

"Now go away & leave me alone"...Uncle Herman never was much of a 'people-person' ;-)

Coffins of the Victorian period came equipped with an extensive system of the bell, which reportedly detained person can ring if you woke up Six Feet Under. These rarely work, however, because even if the person they called, no one hears. Gravediggers sometimes paid to keep watch over the graves and hear the bells to go off.   This is the where the term, "Saved by the Bell" derived from.

Coffins of the Victorian period came equipped with an extensive system of the bell, which reportedly detained person can ring if you woke up Six Feet Under. These rarely work, however, because even if the person they called, no one hears. Gravediggers sometimes paid to keep watch over the graves and hear the bells to go off. This is the where the term, "Saved by the Bell" derived from.

'Long / Bowne': when 2 surnames combine to provide giggles ;-)

'Long / Bowne': when 2 surnames combine to provide giggles ;-)

Exactly.......Greenwood Cemetery, Ontario, Canada

Exactly.......Greenwood Cemetery, Ontario, Canada

A surname, so fitting: in our city's cemetery.

A surname, so fitting: in our city's cemetery.

Bonds Chapel, Orange County, Indiana  Story has it that the tombstone on this grave was replaced after a chain cross mysteriously appeared on it. A short time later the cross reappeared on this present day stone.  See my other pins for a photo of the cross.  Copy and paste to see actual legend: http://www.unsolvedmysteries.com/usm499264.html?t=Hauntings

Bonds Chapel, Orange County, Indiana Story has it that the tombstone on this grave was replaced after a chain cross mysteriously appeared on it. A short time later the cross reappeared on this present day stone. See my other pins for a photo of the cross. Copy and paste to see actual legend: http://www.unsolvedmysteries.com/usm499264.html?t=Hauntings

Fae Books: Funny headstones http://www.faebooks.co.uk/2014/02/funny-headstones.html#sthash.CbmvlcUe.dpbs

Fae Books: Funny headstones http://www.faebooks.co.uk/2014/02/funny-headstones.html#sthash.CbmvlcUe.dpbs

Funny Headstones Names | 28 Headstones That Will Make You Laugh | SMOSH

Funny Headstones Names | 28 Headstones That Will Make You Laugh | SMOSH

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