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Did you know!


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Did you know!
As England is so old and small, they started running out of places to bury people.
So, they started digging up coffins, taking the bones out and reusing the graves. This is when they discovered that some of the coffins had scratch marks on the inside. One out of 25 coffins were this way and they realized they had been burying people alive. So they decided they would tie a string on their wrist and lead it through the coffin, up through the ground and tie it to a bell. Someone would have to sit out in the graveyard all night to listen for the bell.
Thus the saying "graveyard shift".
If the bell would ring they would know that someone was "saved by the bell" or he was a"dead ringer"
Wonder where the original bones went?

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