Friday, February 08, 2019

Not what you may think …

… How Do People Communicate Before Death? - The Atlantic. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

From a doctor I heard that people often say, “Oh fuck, oh fuck.” Often it’s the names of wives, husbands, children. “A nurse from the hospice told me that the last words of dying men often resembled each other,” wrote Hajo Schumacher in a September essay in Der Spiegel. “Almost everyone is calling for ‘Mommy’ or ‘Mama’ with the last breath.”

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