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    the distinction between "corpse" and "body"

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    A corpse is a dead body. A body may not be dead. It depends on the context.

    'If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me?' 'Corpse' wouldn't sound at all right there.
    The body of a young woman was discovered by a passer-by. 'Corpse' would be OK here.

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    Re: Question(3)

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    A corpse is a dead body. A body may not be dead. It depends on the context.

    'If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me?' 'Corpse' wouldn't sound at all right there.
    The body of a young woman was discovered by a passer-by. 'Corpse' would be OK here.
    "If I said you had a beautiful corpse...", said the necrophiliac.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    "If I said you had a beautiful corpse...", said the necrophiliac.

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