Thursday, October 28, 2010

Fuzzy Math

I've heard of a "two-fer", but until Sam S-B sent me this I had never actually seen one.


  1. Well, THAT is interesting, to say the least. I can't figure out how a number that large (or small) goes on a tombstone. Was the person born in 304? 1302? The 30th day of - no, wait! there aren't 24 months! Is the cemetery in Europe? This is going to kepp me up all night. Thanks. I think.

  2. It's a grave marker on the floor in the nave of the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam. The numbers were for record-keeping, as in, "Who the heck is buried under lot 302? Or is it 304? Oh, crap...."