Bury me in this: the viral trend that shows just how morbid millennials are.

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Ah millennials, we’ve reached a new low… I think.

There’s a new phrase and hashtag taking over your Instagram and Twitter feeds and it’s just a little bit morbid.

People are now posting photos of their favourite dress/hat/leopard print coat/animal onesie and adding the hashtag #BuryMeInThis.

Yep, a whole lot of millennials will probably be buried in furry onesies and sarcastic slogan tees at their future funerals. Although the ‘bury me in this’ hashtag might just seem like a weird thing the ‘kids these days’ are doing, it’s actually reflective of a much larger trend.

You see, people are becoming a lot less traditional when it comes to what they’re buried in.

Caleb Wilde, funeral director and author of Confessions of a Funeral Director: How the Business of Death Saved My Liferecently told Racked there’s been a big change in the type of clothes people are being buried in.

“When I first started, everybody was buried in suits and dresses,” Wilde said. “Now that we’re starting to see the boomers die, it’s individual expression that’s key.”

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Wilde says people are opting to be buried in more casual attire such as their favourite slippers, a well-worn t-shirt, or a pair of jeans.

So the millennials might actually be onto something this time.

Here are just some of the outfits coming to a funeral home near you:

ayyye rawr #spirithoodie #rawr #burymeinthis #pocketsalwayswin ????????

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#anovelbyme

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walk up to the club like wuddup got a big… coat #macklemorevibez #burymeinthis

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Palm trees and Flamingos? How could you say no? #isthisreallife #yesplease #takemymoney #burymeinthis

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last minute shopping like.. ????????

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Serious heart palpitations for this insane @ysl cape. @fortyfiveten #burymeinthis #saintlaurent

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If nothing else, it’s a handy way to demonstrate your undying love for your new sequinned pants, right?

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