Talking about death

I realize that’s a cheery topic on a Friday. But I raise this as a thought experiment. Do changes in how we talk about death reflect how we think about death? In particular, is there a difference between “passing away” and merely “passing”? I discuss this shift in my post today at the Religion in American History Blog.

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