14 JAN 2012 by ideonexus

 Devil's Definition of "Embalm"

EMBALM, v. t. To cheat vegetation by locking up the gases upon which it feeds. By embalming their dead and thereby deranging the natural balance between animal and vegetable life, the Egyptians made their once fertile and populous country barren and incapable of supporting more than a meagre crew. The modern metallic burial casket is a step in the same direction, and many a dead man who ought now to be ornamenting his neighbor's lawn as a tree, or enriching his table as a bunch of radishes, i...
Folksonomies: nature embalming
Folksonomies: nature embalming
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The act of preventing nature from recycling your parts as it should.