A lawyer named Bill Strange decided he would pre-plan his funeral. He was shopping for a tombstone. After he had made his selection, the stone-cutter asked him what inscription he would like on it.
“Here lies an honest man and a lawyer,” Bill responded.
“Sorry, but I can’t do that,” replied the stone-cutter. “In this state, it’s against the law to bury two people in the same grave. However, I could put ‘Here lies an honest lawyer’. ”
“But how do people know it’s me?” Bill protested.
“It most certainly will,” retorted the stone-cutter. “People will read it and exclaim, ‘That’s Strange!’ “