A ten-word epigram to be accurate needs a ten-page footnote, yet what it lacks in accuracy it makes up in nimbleness
Epitaphs and epigrams are commonly seen on headstones, mausoleums, and monuments. These are inscriptions that are meant to inform anyone who sees them. Epitaphs are usually placed to honor the individual buried or to commemorate a certain date or event. The 9/11 Memorial has these engravings to honor all of those who lost their lived during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.