Weird World death

This grimmest of discoveries prompted some morbidly entertaining replies

This isn’t the first agony uncle (or indeed aunt) letter we’ve featured on these pages, but it’s definitely unlike any we’ve ever posted yet.

It’s from a man who bought an old farmstead from his grandfather which came with a most unexpected feature.

It went wildly viral after it was shared by @elleryrjones.

And because that’s very likely tricky to read in full, here it is again.

They can say that again.

And almost as unexpected as the find was the number of entertaining replies. Along with the sensible and sensitive ones, obviously. And these people surely said it best.

And just in case you were wondering how Dear Abby responded …

A what?

Source @elleryrjones Chicago Sun Times Image Unsplash Fred Pixlab