Apparently, it is becoming more common for people to ask to be buried with their phones. The trend started in South Africa and has spread, first as an urban myth, and then as a real practice. A case was discovered here in the US when a phone battery exploded during the cremation of a body.
Now services are springing up to accomodate this trend such as separate phone coffins and spare batteries in case you do lots of talking in the afterlife.
Via the BBC
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Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Posted by Adrian at 3/29/2006 06:18:00 AM