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October 18, 2007

Bury me with...

British charity Age Concern, which promotes the interests of elderly people, polled more than 100,000 of its customers and found that being buried with their pet's ashes was the most common funeral rite request. However, some of the other requests represent an interesting fear.

The top eight requests were:
1. To be cremated with their pet's ashes;
2. To have a mobile phone in the coffin;
3. To ensure they are dead;
4. For a mirror to be held over the face to check for signs of breathing;
5. To be cremated naked;
6. To be buried in their own garden;
7. To be buried with their teeth in;
8. To be buried with all their savings.

Number eight suggests that there are still those who want to argue that you can take it with you.

Me? Do what you want with my body when I'm gone, as I'm not going to have much use for it!!

ABC news

Posted by gary at October 18, 2007 12:23 PM

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