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 Posted: Mon Mar 9th, 2009 02:41 pm
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Yes, Doc. I would have hated to have been an embalmer and undertaker after a battle. It must have been a nightmare.

By the way, the word "undertaker" comes from the Civil War. It was the name given to the enterprising men who did the embalming, preparation, casket building and shipping of soldiers' remains back to their homes. Their advertising said they "undertook" the entire process to facilitate the difficult and unplesant business for a hefty price of course...but they deserved what they earned.

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