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With better technology, the forks can sited on towers, rotating 360 degrees and bringing in more taxes.
And that's it. Short and sweet.
I might try doing the towers and forks, but I am hamfisted at drawing these days.
You're forked either way. [pertinax, May 25 2021]
||Excellent and informative category choice.
||Google doesn't seem to know what Bishop Berkeley's fork is. Perhaps you should tell it.
||Also, [pocmloc], there's a deliberate confusion with
Fork. (Morton was a bishop, as was Berkeley, but Morton
was also a tax assessor).
||Thank you, my knowledge of Morton's Fork comes from 1066 and all that, so the only thing I knew about it was that it was long and pointy and used for prodding people. I see now going back to the source that this was to encourage them to hand over their money, but I had forgotten that (obviously not memorable enough. Berkley was not mentioned.
Suggested song to accompany "Do not forksake me
oh my darling"