Passed away, kicked the bucket—the many ways we don't talk about death
Euphemisms have their place, but being able to talk plainly is important.
Talking about death and dying is taboo in many parts of the world. So it’s no wonder many people avoid talking about it. Or they struggle to find the right words.
Whereas once, we were more comfortable talking about death, now we have become creative in avoiding talking about it. We