Weekend Competition: Kicking the Bucket
This weekend, co-vocabularists are invited to propose favorite (or novel) euphemisms for death.
All of us, one day, will be pushing up the daisies or going to meet our maker and we might as well be euphemistic when we finally give up the ghost.
Funereal flowers will be awarded for the most curious and unusual offerings.
I submitted Dining out with maggots
Here is a few more...
Bite the dust, walk the plank, blow out your candle. bite the bullet, take the plunge, go to hell, meet the devil, take your last breath...
Actually death is not as terrible as most think. When death is inevitable, there is no apprehension, no fear, no pain and the eerie realization that you are outside your body casually watching it happen. That was what happened to me several times, during falls, earthquakes, car crashes...