July 8, 2021

Episode 40 - Exploring the Wit and Wisdom of Epitaphs

Episode 40 - Exploring the Wit and Wisdom of Epitaphs

Jennie and Dianne wander through graveyards across the United States and even the world exploring the wit and wisdom of epitaphs. Some are sweet and poignant, some are comical, and some tell the tragic tales of those buried beneath the headstones. Come along on another journey through many Ordinary Extraordinary Cemeteries and their poetry.


Resources for this episode include:


"Epitaph." https://www.merriam-webster.com/. www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epitaph. Accessed 27 June 2021.

Crow, R.. "The Tomb of Jim Morrison." https://acrowsview.wordpress.com/. acrowsview.wordpress.com/2019/01/30/the-tomb-of-jim-morrison/. Accessed 27 June 2021.

"Remember Me As You Pass By." http://www.vastpublicindifference.com/. 24 Feb. 2010, www.vastpublicindifference.com/2010/02/remember-me-as-you-pass-by.html?m=1. Accessed 27 June 2021.

Jarvis, Dale. "Drown'd by the stroke of a whale, 1782: the grave of Jonathan Webber ." http://www.ichblog.ca/. 7 May 2019, www.ichblog.ca/2019/05/drownd-by-stroke-of-whale-1782-grave-of.html?m=1.

And of course a BIG thank you to all of the listeners who submitted epitaphs and their stories. This episode was truly made possible by all of you!