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  • n. Plural form of thanatography.

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Examples

  • “Newgate Calendar,” which contains the biographies and thanatographies of Hayes and his wife, does not say a word of their connections with any of the leading literary or military heroes of the time of Her Majesty Queen Anne.

    Catherine: a story

  • But alas and alas! truth must be spoken, whatever else is in the wind; and the excellent "Newgate Calendar," which contains the biographies and thanatographies of Hayes and his wife, does not say a word of their connections with any of the leading literary or military heroes of the time of Her Majesty Queen Anne.

    Catherine: a Story

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  • traditional Indian food gives you a hallmark gut if you're eating the Punjabi stuff. Where Gautama Buddha was from they ate (and eat) daal, chutney and vegetables.

    May 20, 2009

  • Definition: the writing of a death, in all aspects.

    Example: The Buddha Gautama: d 483 B.C., age 80
    Cause of Death: Intestinal hemorrhaging from acute indigestion following a large, spicy meal.
    Mode of Burial: Cremation
    Last words: "Never forget it: decay is inherent in all things".

    For Prince Siddhartha Gautama, the buddha, his last supper was as fateful as Jesus Christ's. Each died follwing a banquet, the buddha, from the last food.

    Diet was a problem from the start. To achieve enlightenment, or Bodhi, the buddha ate only mosses, roots, grains and an occasional wild fruit. Growing emaciated, he permanently damaged his health.

    Enlgihtenment did not come with starvation, he learned. Returning to the traditional Indian diet, he put on weight, a gut that would become a hallmark, and experiences intense stomach and intestinal burning -- most likely from ulcers. He ate the food that is thought to have caused his death in 483 B.C. after preaching a sermon in a mango grove at the village of Pava.

    May 20, 2009