My Son Actually Believed This Joke

Photo by José Carlos Chero:

This happened recently:

Mom: Son, you know, when lawyers die, they have to be buried in a standing position.

Son: Really mom! Why? What is the historical basis or reason for that? Saving a square foot of land? haha! Burying horizontally consumes more space, I’m just guessing. So when you die…



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Olivia Marlene

Olivia Marlene


A law abiding non-conformist. A lawyer by profession, a mom by nature. Her hobby is to challenge the norm. Reach her at: