I swear I’ve been through everything in life but a coffin
He feels like he’s been through everything life offers, except for death.
Ironically, you’re not typically ever in a coffin during your life, unless you’re — quite unfortunately — buried alive. Going inside a coffin while still living is actually common in two Asian countries, particularly when compared to the United States:
- South Korea, for example, has “coffin academies” where you can experience your own funeral while still living. It’s intended as a tool to prevent suicide, which runs high in the country.
- Japan, on the other hand, doesn’t give you the funeral experience, but offers the opportunity to actually live in a space with a volume comparable to a coffin in aptly-named “coffin apartments,” which can rent for an equivalent of $600 a month.
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