TOBE: I know that. Oh Linda, how many minutes is this by now??? You promised only 3 minutes. I thought you retired? Do we have to make this tape? Please I beg you let's not. Help!!! Help!!!!!!!!! Help.
LINDA: I know Tobe. This wont be too long. Have you ever heard of senescence? I think I have it Tobe because I'm in my late 70's. Let me tell you about it:
Senescence refers to a scenario when a living being is able to survive all calamities, but eventually dies due to causes relating to old age. Animal and plant cells normally reproduce and function during the whole period of natural existence, but the aging process derives from deterioration of cellular activity and ruination of regular functioning . I know I look fabulous and not old at all. Maybe I wont die Tobe, what do you think?
TOBE: It's almost up. Your time that is. But here is some more information. Wikipedia says that
Signs of death or strong indications that someone is no longer alive are: