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Goes way past brain death, if your are dead as a doornail prepare to become a 'hotel for worms'.
Dodos perhaps are the only creatures with a similar lack of animation; see dead as the dodo.
On the morticians slab both Qusay and Uday were laid out cold, both dead as a doornail, they looked so peacfull that it made me really happy to see them lying there.
by Blue Cawdrey November 23, 2004
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I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
Frenemy has a family tragedy. "Thoughts and prayers."
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