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Topic: Taphephobia
Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 11:34:52 AM
The employed measures were small bells attached to strings that went into the coffin. If a live person woke inside the coffin, he or she could pull on the string and it would, in-turn, ring the bell.

This is where the term ¨saved by the bell¨ derives from.

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