[Ads-l] "catch the bus" = suicide

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 18 15:41:34 UTC 2016

"Catch the bus" is slang for suicide on usenet groups alt.suicide.methods and similar groups.  See:
 29 Jul 2003 alt.suicide.methods" i dont think a coroner says catch the bus when they pronounce someone dead.  use the words kill, dead, pronouncement, suicide by own hand, and not catch the bus."
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