Blue Train wrote:
We are also sometimes guilty of using euphemisms. Deer are not killed; they are harvested. Etc., etc., etc.
Agreed! Nobody dies anymore. They pass away, pass on, or simply pass. At church, they went home to be with the Lord, though there is some question of that at times.
Reminds the of the little boy who told his mother about a rat killing, "........and we whomped him and whomped with big stick...," then, seeing the pastor present, added,"... and then the Lord called the poor thing home."