Smells like salvation

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Going through a collection of ‘photos of 2005’ during an idle moment at work the other day, a coworker and I found ourselves staring at an image of the pope lying in state. Taken apparently from the ‘mourner position’, the view goes right up the pope’s nose.

coworker: He doesn’t look like they preserved him very well.

me: That’s because he isn’t, they never embalm the pope, he goes out au natural.

coworker: Good grief, imagine the heat of a Roman summer and the stench of a rotting pope.

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Since we’re on the topic:

I’ve been away too long to know, but what happened to the Pope table at Buca di Beppo?

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Is the new guy now under glass?

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One response to “Smells like salvation

  1. How did you get this picture? Did you have it tucked away in a picture archive somewhere or did Alicia send it to you?
    Mom