The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #169230   Message #4090225
Posted By: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
27-Jan-21 - 02:53 PM
Thread Name: Obituary threads
Subject: RE: Obituary threads
As an outsider, I read two distinct types of obit threads.

The ones the poster knows personally and so assume everybody elso also knows. I've never seen any ill spoken of these departed.

The ones that are a total stranger to the poster and so not a friend or relation to anyone... apparently. Out come the justified knives.

The five Ws and the manners your mother should have taught you should suffice for both peoples but, alas, popular culture has never really worked that way.