That phrase was coined by Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick, a doctor in the UK who is part of the group, Not Dead Yet, and who noted,
"death in Belgium was now regarded 'as lightly as stepping off a bus'.
An elderly husband and wife have announced their plans to die in the world's first 'couple' euthanasia - despite neither of them being terminally ill. Instead the pair fear loneliness if the other one dies first from natural causes.
Identified only by their first names, Francis, 89, and Anne, 86, they have the support of their three adult children who say they would be unable to care for either parent if they became widowed.