Community·Posted on Feb 26, 2020Morticians, What's The Most Surprising Thing About Your Job?What do dead bodies smell like?by Syd RobinsonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Morticians, a lot of people are equal parts creeped out and fascinated by the work that you do. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF drpaulbearer.net Ya know, working in funeral homes and preparing dead bodies for burial. Warner Bros. So I guess what I want to know is: What are some things not many people know or realize about your job? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF We TV Like maybe you've found that the bodies you work with have a *very* specific smell? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF WWE Or perhaps there's a very specific ritual your team does with a body during the embalming process. Netflix Or maybe you guys just get weird requests from the deceased's family members from time to time that are kinda entertaining. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF CBC Or maaaaaaybe you've even seen some ~paranormal activity~ within the funeral home. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Famous Studios If you're a mortician and have a story to tell, please share it in the comments below for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!!!