A wire nut on a bare copper wire serves no purpose at all. That wire, which is the ground wire, must be bonded to the metal box, if present, or a ground terminal on the metal fixture bar. If the light fixture has a ground wire, it must also be spliced to that. Be aware that you will be creating a fire hazard if you leave a loose splice behind (a common mistake for do-it-yourselfers).
How To Install a New Light Fixture
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I'm surprised no one has mentioned the ubiquitous glazed terra cotta garden stool used as a small side table. Once you realize it, you will see it everywhere. I liked them before that, sadly.
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