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Another Name for “Committing Suicide”

The Mighty is a website with resources for those facing disability, disease, and mental illness. In an essay there, Kyle Freeman, who lost her brother to suicide, argues that the term commit suicide is a source of unnecessary pain and stigma for the...

Dead On

The idiom dead on, meaning “precisely,” might sound morbid, but it makes sense. It’s a reference to the fact that death is certain and absolute. This is part of a complete episode.

suicide smock

suicide smock n. an over-garment that is supposedly unusable for self-strangulation and is given to inmates believed to be a danger to themselves. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

customer of size

customer of size  n.— «“Since 1980, Southwest Airlines has encourages customers of size to purchase a second seat, if required. Our suggestion,” quoting the airline, “for the greatest advantage to the customer of size is to...


psychoceramics  n.— «For a time in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Kreiss sold a line of collectible ceramic figurines featuring odd beatniks and other characters that aficionados on eBay now refer to as psychoceramics. One green fuzzy-haired...

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