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    Default Re: "die in an institution"

    Quote Originally Posted by Yiagos View Post
    Mike, please do not focus on the horrible verb die. We can find many examples which show the relation between the words. I am familiar with technology and not with medical terms. For example Wikipedia definition
    I am focused on the word "die" because it was the title and main intention of the thread.

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    Default Re: "die in an institution"

    If it hadn't been for the word "die" in the original post, we probably would not have been discussing the different types of institution and trying to guess what kind of institution was being referred to.

    "Die" is not a "horrible verb". It is a verb.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: "die in an institution"

    If it's that horrible, why does everyone do it?

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    Default Re: "die in an institution"

    I have no intention of doing it!

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    Default Re: "die in an institution"

    You can add hospice to the list of institutions where people die.

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    Default Re: "die in an institution"

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You can add hospice to the list of institutions where people die.
    In fact, a hospice is the one place where the expectation is that you will die once you are in there. People don't go to hospital to die, or to prison or to university, but the idea of a hospice is that it provides end-of-life care. You spend your final days/weeks/months there (if you want to).
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