Speaking Ill of the Dead

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 5 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

Maligning the memory of the deceased has been viewed as a reprehensible act since antiquity. The Latin aphorism “de mortuis nihil nisi bonum” – roughly translated as “speak nothing but good of the dead” – has been traced back to as early as 300 A.D.
By: Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Source: JDSupra

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