God bless you is a common English expression, used to wish a person blessings
in various situations, especially as a response to a sneeze, and also, when ...
Why do we say "bless you" when there is a sneeze? ... The phrase "God bless
you" is attributed to Pope Gregory the Great, who uttered it in the sixth century ...
May 27, 2015 ... In the 14th century Pope Gregory VII asked that 'God Bless You,' become "a short
prayer to be said after every sneeze to protect against the ...
Jul 13, 2007 ... Claim: The origin of saying "Bless you!" when someone sneezes stems from an
ancient desire to safeguard the sneezer's soul or to commend ...
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Mar 22, 2015 ... Audience Question: What do you say when people sneeze? ... their congregants
individually or corporately, use the phrase "God bless you".
Sep 27, 2015 ... Since that time, it has been the habit of saying “God bless you” after a sneeze,
whether they believe in God or not. It is nearly an automatic ...
One of the symptoms of the plague was coughing and sneezing, and it is
believed that Pope Gregory VII suggested saying “God bless you” after a person
If I have my old wives' tales correct, it's because people once believed that a
sneeze allows your soul to escape. Saying "god bless you" is supposed to put it ...
Mar 12, 2014 ... You are probably accustomed to hearing or saying “bless you” after ... some
variant of “God bless you” is the usual response to a sneeze.
Sep 6, 2013 ... It is common among many Christians to say "God bless you" (or simply "bless you
," which implies the former) to a person when they sneeze.