"Dead man's float" (and not in OED)

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 2 06:31:26 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jun 1, 2014 at 6:08 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

> In the dead man's float ..., one floats vertically,
> face immersed with just the top of the head out of water, raising the
> head periodically to breathe.


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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