Many Gnomes have come from faraway countries. Many are local. All have a tale to tell, often about their contact with Big People like us.
Sometimes their stories are left in writing next to them.
Some have witty puns.
The Gnoman Empire, the MetroGnome, Gnomely Child, Funeral Gnome, Gnome for Wayward Youths, and the Gastro-Gnome.