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Thread #132499   Message #4077257
Posted By: meself
29-Oct-20 - 10:33 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Well - the bodies are presumably not complete, so what you've got is what remains of what were once whole bodies, so, the 'remains of the bodies' - but it is awkward wording, because the term 'remains' is generally taken to mean 'all that remains' of that individual who we were chatting with the other day but whose soul has since gone on to Glory, while the body remains here below.