[LMB] Cryoburn question (was Boooooooring)

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Jan 3 22:03:41 GMT 2011

On Jan 3, 2011, at 10:26 AM, Peter Granzeau wrote:

>> I have to admit that I am not one of the vast majority who think coffins are a good thing.   Well, they're better than caskets, which are a way for mortuaries to charge more.
> What's the difference between a coffin and a casket (in mortuary terms)?

I suspect coffins are obsolete now.   But historically coffins were plain pine boxes with their unique shape.    Caskets were expensive, padded, rectangular boxes that cost a lot more.

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