One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘A more satisfactory ending for the character might have been impalement from giant stalactite.’
- ‘Death by impalement involved piercing the victim with one end of a sharp stake, planting the other end in the ground, and leaving the person, at gravity's mercy, to sink further down into the spear.’
- ‘With a rather spectacular thud, the large man went sprawling, narrowly missing a rather bloody impalement on his own sword.’
- ‘But if you do not return in seven days, then your lord will be sentenced to impalement.’
- ‘But at least she could remember now; she slipped on the smoother rock, but hadn't caught herself in enough time to keep from impalement.’
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