..."Niemand" is the German word meaning "Nobody".
A coroner has recorded a verdict of death by misadventure on a reclusive Manchester man whose obsession with cleanliness led local children to dub him "Dettol Man". Jacques Niemand, 42, of Didsbury, died of "an inadequate supply of oxygen to his vital organs" provoked by over-exposure to Dettol, the Telegraph reports. The …
Jack Nobody... hmmm.
Anyway, you can be clinically dead and then come back as long as you're not too braindead to be jolted into motion again.
Death is in no way a journey - not even a destination - it evaporates as soon as you get there. A much more evanescent point than birth. Conception is much more fun and a lot more creative... :-)
And no one over say 25 can come into serious contention for the Darwin awards, I'd think. He could have had thousands of kids by the time he was 40.
Sounds a bit like an urban legend related to Happy Jack and Mean Mr Mustard.
This man died from a mental illness that was unavoidable given his fear of incarceration. It was not stupidity in any way, just a sad waste of a life due to a mental illness still not fully understood. Have some humanity with your socially dysfunctional cynicism once in a while.
I was watching TV this morning when an ad for a new Dettol hand wash came on. It had people walking around a shopping centre doing everything with their elbows due to fear of contamination. And then up pops the friendly check out lady with a bottle of Dettol hand cleaner and the customer breaks into a huge smile of relief at being able to use her hands to sign the credit card receipt. SPARE ME!! There are more and more people developing illnesses brought on by decreased immunity. It is the type of hysteria and misinformation imbedded in ads such as these that end in tragedies such as "Dettol man". I admit he's an extreme case but it's only a matter of time until we see an outbreak of some illness brought on by lack of immunity to everyday, and until now, harmless bacteria.
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