December 8, 2008

Weird Terminology of Our Times: "Assisted" Suicide

I've known a few suicides, but none of them ever seemed to require "assistance" once their minds were made up. One or two tries, maybe. But sooner or later, they got it done. Perhaps "Suicide Assistants" can be a new career path for some of those 2.5 million folks Obama wants to find jobs for.

Posted by Vanderleun at December 8, 2008 1:17 PM
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Since midwives assist in birth, perhaps those who assist death should be called "endwives."

What? I heard that.

Posted by: Gagdad Bob at December 8, 2008 6:51 PM