A great piece from Phrase.org, about the origin of the term "dead ringer". It's not the graveyard term you think it is...
Ringing in a New Year
eBook $2.99 ISBN 978-1-944916-88-6
Paperback $13.99 ISBN 978-1-944916-89-3
He isn't just taking over your body. He's taking your life.
Ring is about the sweetest guy that has ever worked outside the system, aside from the murders and the drinking. He can't remember who he used to be, but he knows what he has to do. He is a ringer, after all.
Although the friendship that he shares with Henry is like nothing he has ever known, Ring must take his life before the old year becomes the new year. The more Henry comes to accept his fate, the more Ring rails against his own.
When he takes Henry's body, all of Ring's memories will be lost forever. He can't remember an assignment ever being so hard to complete.
Then again, he can't remember much of anything.
Click on the book cover to read the first five chapters
10 real-life creatures that take over the bodies of others. Article courtesy of Smithsonian.com
Feel the need to hear some ringing in your ear? This YouTube video has you covered. (WARNING: this is loud)
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