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Old 11-29-2010, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Orlando, Florida
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oh good grief! Same diff.
Saying passed away seems kinda foolish to me. Passed away to......where?
Perhaps I should have said passed on. Died. Bit the dust. Bottom line is he is not alive any longer.

This person came up with 101 ways to say it.....
Vast Public Indifference: 101 Ways to Say "Died"

Leslie Nielsen had a cool sense of humor. The southern version would be
"He kicked the bucket"............
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Old 11-29-2010, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjPj-5AYVg0
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Old 11-29-2010, 12:32 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Liked him....Sorry he's gone (that is, dead) RIP Leslie...
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Taxachusetts
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Another beloved icon gone. RIP, Leslie Neilsen. Thank you for both the dramatic and the comedic.

I grew up knowing him as a dramatic actor and was so surprised at Airplane!. He was so good.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:32 PM
 
Location: a new New Yorker
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This person came up with 101 ways to say it.....
Vast Public Indifference: 101 Ways to Say "Died"

Leslie Nielsen had a cool sense of humor. The southern version would be
"He kicked the bucket"............
thanks GloryB!! Leslie would no doubt enjoy that list!!
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Old 11-29-2010, 07:21 PM
 
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Good luck, we'll all be counting on you
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
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I enjoyed Leslie Nielsen movies because they were sooo silly that they were funny!! I love really silly humor. You just can't help but laugh! He will be missed by everyone who loves to laugh.
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:49 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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"Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue!"
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Abilene, Texas
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I enjoyed Leslie Nielsen movies because they were sooo silly that they were funny!! I love really silly humor. You just can't help but laugh! He will be missed by everyone who loves to laugh.
Yeah, and he did that stuff so well! His dry delivery was flawless. "Surely you don't mean that?"..."I don't and stop calling me Shirley"...lol. The Naked Gun series was hilarious too. I will definitely miss him. RIP Leslie.
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:29 PM
 
Location: SoCal - Sherman Oaks & Woodland Hills
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Originally Posted by PippySkiddles View Post
oh good grief! Same diff.
Saying passed away seems kinda foolish to me. Passed away to......where?
Perhaps I should have said passed on. Died. Bit the dust. Bottom line is he is not alive any longer.
LOL. Okay. I think its just a "black" thing to say "passed" instead of "died" or "passed away". No biggie.
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