I dunno what people are moaning about here…
Lake Zurich’s lovely – what better final resting place?
Although it’s not lost on me that this is being treated as an environmental crime.
It is against the law to dispose of a large number of urns without a commercial licence.
What – they have a specific provision in Swiss laws regarding urns? It must be an endemic problem.
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The Grecian laws regarding urns are even more strict..!
Much of what I know about it is ode to Keats :o)
What’s a Grecian urn?
Bout five bob a week!! Boom boom!
Last time I heard that was in the film ‘The Colditz Story’ 1955 Lionel Jeffries, Richard Wattis, Ian Carmichael and John Mills.
Marvelous stuff. My kind of film.
‘ I belong to Colditz, dear old Colditz schloss…there’s nothing the matter with Colditz….etc
Oh and of course it was a Morecombe and Wise staple.
Ah yes, but the Goon Show variation was a winner as well –
‘It is an earthenware vessel used for holding liquids.’
‘I wasn’t expecting that answer!’
‘Neither were about 2 million smart-aleck listeners.’
Well they have a specific law in Switzerland about having a pee while standing up (specifically – it’s not allowed after 10pm), so nothing would surprise me, frankly. The place is practically a police state.
I’d heard that, but was never sure it was anything more than urban myth.
Is it nationwide or just in particular Cantons?